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18 Sep 2018

VBC PhD Programme: apply by 15 November 2018!

The winter call 2018 of the VBC PhD Programme is live: if you want to pursue a PhD in one of the World's most vibrant molecular biology hubs, issue...

17 Sep 2018

Cosmas Arnold and Matthias Muhar receive OeGMBT Life Science Research Award

The OeGMBT Life Science Research Awards are given to outstanding research in two standing categories, basic and applied. This year, both of these...

11 Sep 2018

Ron Vale to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

Ron Vale's talk ‘RNA phase separation and neurogenerative disease’ will be given in the IMP Lecture Hall on 12 September 2018.

10 Sep 2018

First interactive model of human cell division

Mitosis – how one cell divides and becomes two – is one of the fundamental processes of life. The MitoSys Consortium – whose aim it is to understand...

08 Sep 2018

IMP joins Austrian Science Fund in celebrating its 50th anniversary

The IMP and its main sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim are joining the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) in celebrating its 50th anniversary at the "BeOpen"...

06 Sep 2018

'Bouncer', the gate-keeper of the egg, controls sperm entry

Fertilisation is a pivotal process underlying all sexual reproduction, yet its molecular mechanisms are poorly understood. Scientists at the Research...

21 Aug 2018

Walther Flemming Award 2018 for Clemens Plaschka

IMP Group Leader Clemens Plaschka is one of two young scientists to receive the Walther Flemming Award 2018 by the German Society for Cell Biology...

11 Jul 2018

Keystone Symposium on rare diseases: deadlines extended

The prestigious Keystone Symposia will soon come to Vienna BioCenter for their inaugural conference on rare diseases. The deadline for the submission...

28 Jun 2018

iBiology video on axolotl limb regeneration

A recently filmed lecture on axolotls and their role in studying limb regeneration addressed the soaring interest in the work of Elly Tanaka’s lab....

26 Jun 2018

“Happiness hormone” controls fear memories

A team of neurobiologists, led by scientists at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, has identified a novel neuronal circuit...