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03 Apr 2019

New video portrays Vienna’s bustling life science scene

In a new image video, the life science platform LISA Vienna captures the unique mix of Vienna’s traditional appeal and its dynamic life science scene....

15 Mar 2019

Susan Gasser to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

Susan Gasser's talk ‘Organizing and stabilizing genomes through heterochromatic and euchromatic domains’ will be given in the IMP lecture hall on...

04 Mar 2019

Marie Curie Fellowships for IMP postdocs

Robyn Schenk and Jelle Jacobs, IMP postdocs in the labs of Meinrad Busslinger and Alexander Stark, were awarded the prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie...

21 Feb 2019

Video illustrates gene expression in unprecedented detail

In a new animation video, structural biologist Clemens Plaschka takes viewers on a journey into a cell’s nucleus to witness gene expression. The video...

13 Feb 2019

Ubiquitin and Friends Symposium 2019

The 6th "Ubiquitin & Friends symposium" will take place in Vienna on 20 and 21 May 2019. The 1.5-day event will provide an overview of current...

01 Feb 2019

Introducing "gl’IMPses of research"

A new format of compact audio-portraits acquaints listeners with IMP Group Leaders, shares the passion that drives their research and describes the...

18 Jan 2019

IMP ranks third in ERC grant application success rates

The selection of projects to be funded by the European Research Council (ERC) is highly competitive. Data recently provided by the ERC ranks 195 host...

16 Jan 2019

Obituary: Andreas Weith (1953 to 2019)

We are sad to share the news of the sudden and untimely passing of Andreas Weith who was a Group Leader at the IMP from 1990 to 1997.

17 Dec 2018

FWF Grant for Rushad Pavri to study aspects of gene regulation

IMP Group Leader Rushad Pavri has secured a stand-alone grant by the Austrian Science Fund FWF. The grant is worth € 398,000 and will support his...

13 Dec 2018

New website for Vienna BioCenter

The Vienna BioCenter has a new website: is a modern, central information point for the umbrella spanning four research...