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28 Feb 2020

Eileen Furlong to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

On 4 March 2020, Eileen Furlong (EMBL Heidelberg) will talk about “Genome regulation during developmental transitions: New views of old questions”

27 Feb 2020

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 and acceptance rates have become a key indicator…

19 Feb 2020

Marie Curie Fellowships for IMP postdocs

Three postdoctoral researchers of the IMP were awarded Marie Curie Fellowships: Laura Lorenzo Orts and Anastasia Chugunova, as well as Ulrich Hohmann,…

18 Feb 2020

Elly Tanaka receives the FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award 2020

IMP senior scientist Elly Tanaka was announced as this year's recipient of the FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award.

16 Jan 2020

How decisions unfold in a zebrafish brain

Researchers observed the entire brains of zebrafish larvae in unprecedented resolution to reconstruct the neural basis of “left or right” choices in a…

07 Jan 2020

New roles for two IMP faculty members

As of January 2020, two members of the IMP faculty have taken over new roles: Johannes Zuber has become senior scientist, David Haselbach is a junior…

18 Dec 2019

Project to image the folding of DNA by cohesin funded

Scientists from the labs of Jan-Michael Peters and David Haselbach, as well as collaborators at IMBA and the University of Linz, have been awarded a…

17 Dec 2019

Competitive grant to study foundations of gene expression

The Austrian Science Fund FWF has awarded a competitive stand-alone grant of nearly 400,000 Euro to the lab of IMP Senior Scientist Alexander Stark.…

02 Dec 2019

Scientists propose electromagnetic induction as basis for magnetic sense

Many animal species can detect magnetic fields, a sense that enables them to navigate over long distances. How this sense works on a cellular and…

26 Nov 2019

Neurons mirror hierarchy of behaviours

Neurobiologists solve long-standing question over how brains orchestrate complex behaviours. The scientists from the lab of Manuel Zimmer showed that…