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November 06, 2015

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 MFPL as well as Dominik Handler and Grzegorz Sienski from IMBA.

November 03, 2015

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 - 6th 2015.

October 21, 2015

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 explore the commercial potential of cerebral organoids, small developing human brains Jürgen Knoblich’s group has been able to grow from human stem cells.

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 silencing of genomic intruders.

September 15, 2015

VBC PhD 2016 Winter Call is open!

Looking for a PhD in Biology?   Then  the Vienna Biocenter is your place. We want to empower young graduates to become independent scientists! More...

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