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    of Molecular Biotechnology!

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    IMBA is a place where the best scientists
    can follow their visions enjoying utmost
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    Josef Penninger, Scientific Director

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    start into our scientific career.

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    and career development as part of its
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September 29, 2014 Scientific Meetings & Courses

The VBC PhD 2015 Winter Call is open!

Are you excited about doing Science? Are you interested in doing a PhD in Life Sciences? Then apply now to the VBC PhD Programme! At the VBC you will find the support you need to...

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September 09, 2014 Scientific Meetings & Courses

VBC PhD Symposium 2014

Complexity of Life - The Quality of Being Complicated

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August 22, 2014 Press Releases Scientific News

Cause of congenital immunodeficiency in children identified

Scientists at the IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology at the Austrian Academy of Sciences have succeeded in simulating congenital immunodeficiency syndrome in mice and...

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August 18, 2014 Press Releases Scientific News

Stem cells go on a diet

In the up-to-the-minute field of stem cell research, researchers at the IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology at the Austrian Academy of Sciences – are causing a stir with...

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August 14, 2014 Scientific News

Publication highlight in Nature Genetics

Leonie Ringrose's group has shown that an epigenetic regulatory DNA element switches its function reversibly between activation and silencing, by switching the strand of its non...

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June 25, 2014

Martin Moder wins European Science Slam finale in Copenhagen

Martin Moder, microbiologist in the group of Jürgen Knoblich, has won the European Science Slam finale held by the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) in Copenhagen. Watch his slam about...

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June 23, 2014 Press Releases

IMBA director Josef Penninger receives Wittgenstein Award 2014

The geneticist has been honored for his scientific achievements in the fields of biomedicine and disease pattern research

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May 26, 2014 Press Releases Scientific News

New strategy to avoid collateral damage in cancer

Scientists at IMBA have identified the final component that turns the RNA ligase into a fully viable enzyme in humans. That opens up perspectives for new treatment strategies for...

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May 13, 2014

Kikue Tachibana-Konwalski elected into the “Young Academy” of the Austrian Academy of Sciences ÖAW

IMBA Group Leader Kikue Tachibana-Konwalski is among the eight new members of the ÖAW’s Young Academy who have been appointed in this year’s election meeting. The new members will...

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May 07, 2014

Julius Brennecke elected new EMBO member

IMBA Senior Scientist Julius Brennecke is awarded the life-long membership by EMBO, the European Molecular Biology Organization. With a membership in its organization EMBO...

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April 30, 2014

IMBA publication No.1 on the NRMCB „charts“

The publication "What are memories made of? How Polycomb and Trithorax proteins mediate epigenetic memory." by IMBA Group Leader Leonie Ringrose is ranked No.1 on the top ten...

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April 25, 2014 Press Releases Scientific News

Cover story in „Cell“ : New neurological syndrome in children discovered

An international team including researchers from the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences has found a new neurodegenerative syndrome in...

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Next Seminar

2014-10-03 12:30:00
GMI Orange Seminar Room
Modelling root vascular pattern
Anthony Bishopp
School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham