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18 Nov 2004

Science Award for Karl Mechtler

Karl Mechtler, biochemist at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, has been awarded the Science Prize of the Federal State of Lower Austria…
23 Sep 2004

Ring-Shaped Molecule ensures Genetic Stability

Researchers in the lab of Kim Nasmyth have identified a possible reason for the increase in spontaneous abortions in older women. A multisubunit…
02 Sep 2004

IMP-Researcher to coordinate EU-Network of Excellence

25 leading European researchers are part of the consortium that forms the European Network of Excellence ‘The Epigenome’.
01 Sep 2004

A Super-Computer for the IMP

Five years ago, the IMP installed a bioinformatics research group led by Frank Eisenhaber. Now, new hardware has been installed that pushes the…
23 Jul 2004

Communicative Twins

Researchers in Vienna and Innsbruck were able to identify the three-dimensional structure of a protein-complex that plays a central role in signal…
13 Jul 2004

Checking Mitosis on a European Scale

The European Commission has launched "MitoCheck", a multinational research project on cell cycle regulation. The IMP (Research Institute of Molecular…
24 Mar 2004

Career jump for Professor Kim Nasmyth

Kim Nasmyth, Director of the IMP Vienna, Boehringer Ingelheim’s Basic Research Institute, to take up prestigious Oxford Chair.
08 Jan 2004

A Double Role for Tumour Genes

Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft-tissue tumour in children. It originates in muscle cells and is often located at the head or neck.
19 Sep 2003

Jürgen Knoblich receives ELSO Early Career Award

The ELSO (European Life Scientist Organization) honours Knoblich for his pioneering work in the field of developmental biology.
15 May 2003

Tim Clausen receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award

On May 15, biochemist Tim Clausen will receive the prestigious Heinz Maier-Leinbitz Award from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).