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27 Mar 2003

Kim Nasmyth to receive Boveri Award

IMP Director Kim Nasmyth will be honoured with the Boveri Award for Molecular Cancer Genetics in Würzburg on Thursday, 27 March 2003. Nasymth is...
05 Jul 2002

There is a way back, at least for B-cells

IMP-scientists were able to transform specialised blood cells back into progenitor cells with stem cell-like qualities. This not only proves the...
22 May 2002

IMP Spring Conference on Epigenetics

The 12th International Spring Conference at the Hofburg Vienna will be held under the motto "Epigenetic Programming of the Genome"....
19 Oct 2001

Receptor-dependent protein activation – without a receptor

Essential for triggering cellular reactions to hormones and neurotransmitters, activation of G-proteins was believed to be exclusively caused by...
25 Sep 2001

Irene Waizenegger receives ÖGGGT Research Prize

Irene Waizenegger, a PhD student in the Peters lab, is awarded for her work in the field of cell division. ...
27 Jun 2001

Meinrad Busslinger receives Wittgenstein Prize

For the third time, an IMP scientist is awarded with the most prestigious Austrian prize for science....
26 Oct 2000

Splitting up is hard to do

Scientists at the IMP have identified a universal mechanism which regulates the distribution of genetic information in dividing cells. ...
07 Aug 2000

It's all about the packaging

IMP scientists are able to show how important the correct packaging of DNA is for cell division to proceed flawlessly....
16 Sep 1999

Chromosome tug-of-war

Scientists at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) unravel further details in the regulation of cell division....
06 Jul 1999

Wittgenstein Award for Kim Nasmyth

The "Austrian Nobel Prize" goes to IMP director Kim Ashley Nasmyth for his research on the regulation of cell division....