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April 01, 2014 Awards & Honors

Madeline Lancaster receives Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators

The “Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators” is awarded annually through a partnership of Eppendorf and the scientific journal Nature to recognize outstanding...

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March 19, 2014 Awards & Honors

HFSP Award for Oliver Bell

IMBA Group Leader Oliver Bell has been awarded a Career Development Award (CDA) for his project “Investigating the dynamics and memory of polycomb-mediated gene repression in vivo”...

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March 14, 2014 Press Releases Scientific News

When the brain's clock goes awry

Mutations in the genes of a protein complex called SWI/SNF are one of the most common causes of cancer in humans. But until now it wasn't clear how these changes in the genome lead...

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February 19, 2014 Press Releases Scientific News

New Paradigm in Cancer Immunotherapy

Scientists reveal a novel mechanism that controls tumor metastases

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January 24, 2014 Press Releases Scientific News

Bacteria like to move it!

IMBA Scientists reveal mechanism and dynamics of pathogen invasion of cells by 3D electron miocroscopy.

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January 15, 2014

Fumiyo Ikeda receives ERC Consolidator Grant

IMBA scientist Fumiyo Ikeda receives a two million Euro Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). Her project "Regulation and Function of ubiquitination by HOIP"...

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December 20, 2013 Scientific News

Research on “Cerebral Organoids” listed among top 10 Scientific Breakthroughs of the Year

“Science” magazine lists research on early human brain development by Madeline Lancaster and Jürgen Knoblich among the top 10 scientific breakthroughs in 2013

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December 09, 2013 Press Releases Scientific News

Ice-cold methods decode bacterial infection systems

Bacteria have an efficient infection mechanism. They infect their host cells using syringe-like extensions, formed in large numbers during an attack. Based on the knowledge of the...

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November 25, 2013 Press Releases

Molecular Glue controls Chromosome Segregation in Oocytes

Most trisomic pregnancies arise as a consequence of chromosome missegregation in egg precursor cells called oocytes. Austrian researchers at the Institute of Molecular...

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October 07, 2013 Scientific News

New insights into the mechanisms of cell division

Daniel Gerlich and Amalie Dick from the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) developed a laser microsurgery approach in live cells...

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October 07, 2013 Awards & Honors

Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award 2013

On October 3, Amalie Dick received this year’s Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award for her outstanding work on the kinetic framework of spindle assembly checkpoint signalling.

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October 01, 2013

VBC PhD Programme - Winter 2014 Call

Apply now for the VBC PhD Programme in Life Sciences!

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Next Seminar

2014-04-28 12:30:00
IMP Lecture Hall
Monday Seminar
ASCHAUER Dominik (Rumpel)
SAMWER Matthias (Gerlich)
MALVEZZI Francesca (Westermann)