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14 Apr 2018

Joining forces to tackle the ‘Holy Grail’ of the life sciences

An international consortium led by Kikue Tachibana of IMBA and with IMP Scientific Director Jan-Michael Peters and others has secured a prestigious...

13 Apr 2018

ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon visits the Vienna BioCenter

ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon was welcomed to Vienna BioCenter (VBC) for a tour of the four research institutes IMP, IMBA, GMI and MFPL. The...

12 Apr 2018

Big data in neuroscience: new method links genome data with brain functions

Scientists in Vienna created a bridge between neuronal circuits and genomes: a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Centre for Virtual...

05 Apr 2018

Scientists characterise cancer genes using ground-breaking new method

In a paper in the journal “Science”, researchers from the Vienna BioCenter combine cutting-edge technologies to decipher regulatory functions of...

02 Apr 2018

VBC PhD Programme: video portraits of group leaders published

Several IMP Group Leaders are currently looking for PhD students. To help potential applicants learn about their work, we produced short video...

23 Mar 2018

Aaron Ciechanover to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The Nobel laureate of 2004 will talk about "The ubiquitin proteasome system – from basic mechanisms thru human diseases and on to drug targeting".

19 Mar 2018

Austrian Minister of Research visits IMP

The Austrian Minister of Education, Science and Research, Heinz Faßmann, has visited the IMP today.

07 Mar 2018

VBC PhD Programme: apply by 15 April 2018!

The summer 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...

01 Mar 2018

Weintraub Award for IMP PhD Student

Annika Nichols, a VBC PhD student of Manuel Zimmer at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, has been selected to receive the...

26 Feb 2018

Groundbreaking technique to study microRNAs in single cells of living animals

Scientists from two institutes at the Vienna BioCenter (VBC) have developed a method to identify and characterise microRNAs in individual cells of...