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January 07, 2016 Press Releases

Another top EU award for the Vienna Biocenter

Julius Brennecke, group leader at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA), has recently received an ERC Consolidator Grant. This is the 34th ERC grant that has been awarded...

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December 11, 2015 Scientific News

Unraveling heterochromatin aggregation

Researchers at IMBA presented new insights into the function of the so called heterochromatic bodies in an article published in Developmental Cell this week. Their findings showed...

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December 10, 2015 Press Releases Scientific News

Memory loss enables the production of stem cells

Scientists in Vienna and Harvard discover a molecular key to boost reprogramming of adult cells into stem cells.

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December 10, 2015 Press Releases Scientific News

New hope for broken hearts

Cardiovascular diseases are among the most frequent causes of death worldwide. The ability to repair a damaged heart is one of the grand visions of medical science. Cardiac...

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November 06, 2015 Scientific Meetings & Courses

VBC PhD Award for Grzegorz Sienski and Dominik Handler

Each year the VBC PhD award ceremony is a highlight after the closing lecture of the VBC PhD Symposium. This year’s happy awardees are Krzysztof Chylinski and Bettina Wurzer from...

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November 03, 2015 Press Releases Scientific Meetings & Courses

Transparent communication

The 13th International PhD - Symposium of the Vienna Biocenter (VBC) elucidates the diverse aspects of communication. The event takes place at the Vienna Biocenter on November 5th...

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October 21, 2015 Press Releases Scientific News

Mini-brains on their way to the market

Once again the European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a competitive research grant to the Viennese Top - scientist Jürgen Knoblich. The aim of the ERC Proof of Concept is to...

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October 08, 2015

Grzegorz Sienski receives the “Kirsten Peter Rabitsch” Award 2015

This year’s “Kirsten Peter Rabitsch” Award was presented to Grzegorz Sienski, a former Vienna Biocenter (VBC) PhD student in the Brennecke lab at IMBA. His work focuses on the...

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2016-02-12 11:00:00
IMP Lecture Hall
Publishing ethics and the future of academic publishing
Katherine Brown
Executive Editor, Development. The Company of Biologists

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