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05 Dec 2018

Scientists discover “brain hot-spot” for drugs against fear

The ways in which psychiatric drugs work on the level of neural networks are often poorly understood. A team of scientists led by Wulf Haubensak could...

03 Dec 2018

Elly Tanaka receives Erwin Schrödinger Award

IMP Senior Scientist Elly Tanaka is one of the recipients of this year’s Erwin Schrödinger Award, bestowed by the Austrian Academy of Sciences. She is...

27 Nov 2018

ERC Consolidator Grant for David Keays

Over the next five years, David Keays' research on the neurological basis of the magnetic sense will be supported with a Consolidator Grant of the...

20 Nov 2018

Andrea Pauli selected EMBO Young Investigator

IMP Group Leader Andrea Pauli is one of 26 researchers that have been selected to join the Young Investigators Programme of the European Molecular...

08 Nov 2018

Lauwers Award for Sarah Herberg

To mark the end of the annual Vienna BioCenter PhD Students’ Symposium, this year's Mattias Lauwers Award was presented to Sarah Herberg, a VBC PhD...

24 Oct 2018

VBC PhD Symposium “Metamorphosis – Transforming Science”

The 16th Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium, entitled “Metamorphosis – Transforming Science”, will be held at the IMP from 8 to 9 November, 2018.

22 Oct 2018

Thomas Cech to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

Tom Cech's talk ‘Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe’ will be given in the IMP Lecture Hall on 24 October 2018.

17 Oct 2018

IMP alumna Angelika Amon to receive Breakthrough Prize

Angelika Amon will be among the recipients of the 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. The award honours her discovery of the consequences of...

01 Oct 2018

Rabitsch Award for IMP alumna Annika Nichols

One of the highlights of the annual IMP-IMBA Recess is the presentation of the Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award to the most promising PhD-student of...

27 Sep 2018

Principles of limb regeneration in salamanders show link to mammals

Scientists have long argued over which cells enable salamanders to grow back lost limbs. By tracking lineages and characterising individual cells,...