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24 Oct 2018

VBC PhD Symposium “Metamorphosis – Transforming Science”

The 16th Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium, entitled “Metamorphosis – Transforming Science”, will be held at the IMP from 8 to 9 November, 2018.

22 Oct 2018

Thomas Cech to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

Tom Cech's talk ‘Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe’ will be given in the IMP Lecture Hall on 24 October 2018.

17 Oct 2018

IMP alumna Angelika Amon to receive Breakthrough Prize

Angelika Amon will be among the recipients of the 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. The award honours her discovery of the consequences of...

01 Oct 2018

Rabitsch Award for IMP alumna Annika Nichols

One of the highlights of the annual IMP-IMBA Recess is the presentation of the Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award to the most promising PhD-student of...

27 Sep 2018

Principles of limb regeneration in salamanders show link to mammals

Scientists have long argued over which cells enable salamanders to grow back lost limbs. By tracking lineages and characterising individual cells,...

20 Sep 2018

Breaking the ground for more biologists

Construction works started on the new biology building of the University of Vienna in St. Marx. By the fall of 2021, the center will house major parts...

19 Sep 2018

New feature on IMP website: explore the institute through virtual tour

A new feature on the IMP website allows users to explore the institute through panoramic images in a virtual tour.

18 Sep 2018

VBC PhD Programme: apply by 15 November 2018!

The winter 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...

17 Sep 2018

Cosmas Arnold and Matthias Muhar receive OeGMBT Life Science Research Award

The OeGMBT Life Science Research Awards are given to outstanding research in two standing categories, basic and applied. This year, both of these...

11 Sep 2018

Ron Vale to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

Ron Vale's talk ‘RNA phase separation and neurogenerative disease’ will be given in the IMP Lecture Hall on 12 September 2018.