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18 May 2019

First EMBO Fellow symposium at Vienna BioCenter

The first "EMBO Fellow Mini-Symposium" will be held at the Vienna BioCenter on 4 and 5 June. The underlying idea is simple: EMBO fellows should meet…

16 May 2019

A new gl’IMPse at Molecular Machines

After the successful introduction of our audio-series "gl’IMPses of research", we present the second episode in what is to be a collection of…

15 May 2019

Activation of gene promoters: scientists discover basis of regulatory specificity

IMP scientists from the lab of Alexander Stark show why certain activators - enhancers or cofactor proteins - activate specific promoters. The…

01 May 2019

Birnstiel Award: international competition of best PhD students

A new research award seeks to honour the World’s most outstanding PhD projects in molecular life sciences from the past year. The international…

17 Apr 2019

Elaine Fuchs to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The Max Birnstiel Lecture 'Skin stem cells: coping with stress, inflammation and cancer' will be given on Wednesday, 24 April 2019.

16 Apr 2019

IMP group leader Anna Obenauf elected to Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has announced the election of 29 researchers to its membership. Among them is IMP group leader Anna Obenauf.

15 Apr 2019

VIP2: new postdoctoral programme at Vienna BioCenter

The Vienna International Postdoctoral Program (VIP2) is a new, three-year fellowship program, which will provide prime research conditions as well as…

11 Apr 2019

New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

A novel microscopy technique, developed by Rockefeller scientists from the lab of Alipasha Vaziri, IMP adjunct investigator, integrates new and…

08 Apr 2019

A new type of protein phosphorylation characterised

Structural biologists in the lab of IMP senior scientist Tim Clausen have characterised the structure of the protein arginine kinase McsB, a novel…

04 Apr 2019

Vienna BioCenter cryo-EM Symposium

The first Vienna BioCenter cryo-EM Symposium will be hosted by the IMP on 3 May 2019.