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October 20, 2016

Two IMBA group leaders are selected for the EMBO Young Investigators Programme

Kikuë Tachibana-Konwalski and Stefan Ameres, both group leaders at IMBA, passed the highly competitive annual selection to join the prestigious EMBO Young Investigator programme. This programme comprises a three-year tenure in which fellows receive a range of financial and practical benefits, to help them realize their potential as world-class researchers. EMBO Young Investigators, or “YIPs” receive extensive support for professional interactions and other career development for themselves and their labs. They benefit from a vibrant and broad network of over 450 scientists, made up of current and former Young Investigators, and recipients of an EMBO Installation Grant.

October 12, 2016

TRUMP and cytoplasmic RNA quality control

IMBA scientists found genetic and biochemical evidence for cytoplasmic RNA quality control in flies.  There are a number of surveillance mechanisms...

October 06, 2016

Beata Mierzwa receives “Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award” 2016

This year’s “Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award” was presented to Beata Mierzwa, a PhD student in the lab of Daniel Gerlich at IMBA.

July 14, 2016

Scientists find a new way to protect against lethal fungal infections

Scientists at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) and the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) in Vienna have discovered a new way to turn the immune system’s weapons against fungal invaders. This knowledge could lead to the development of new and improved anti-fungal treatments.

June 29, 2016

A protein coat helps chromosomes keep their distance

Researchers at IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences have identified a protein that disperses chromosomes during cell division, as Nature reports.

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