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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...

06 Dec 2018

Award of Excellence for Annika Nichols

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research has presented an Award of Excellence to Annika Nichols, a former VBC PhD-student in...

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...