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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 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...

July 28, 2015

DNA Elimination in Tetrahymena

Eukaryotes use diverse ways to identify and silence transposable elements (TEs), while commonly using small RNAs. In the ciliate Tetrahymena, it has long been thought that the identification of TEs occurs through small RNA-mediated comparison of the germline and somatic genomes. But a new study suggests that this is not the only mechanism.

July 02, 2015

Tailor-made gene regulation in Drosophila

IMBA researchers identify a new enzyme – called “Tailor” – that regulates the production of small silencing RNAs in flies, thereby custom tailoring post-transcriptional gene regulation.

June 18, 2015

Linear Ubiquitination: its role in immune signaling

In a recently published review, group leader Fumiyo Ikeda from the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) reports about new insights on linear ubiquitination.

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