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May 05, 2016

Regulator of death receptor discovered

Researchers at IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences have discovered that an enzyme called HACE1 is the key regulator of the death receptor TNFR1. The TNF receptor 1 is located on the cell membrane and decides whether a cell will live or die.

March 24, 2016

Three ERC-Grants for Research Groups at the Vienna Biocenter

Jürgen Knoblich of the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) as well as Jan-Michael Peters and Tim Clausen of the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) each receive an Advanced Grant by the European Research Council ERC. That means a success rate of 100 percent for the two institutes. Researchers at the Vienna Biocenter have received a total of 36 ERC-Grants so far.

March 15, 2016

Art and Science presentation at the Vienna Biocenter

Creativity, idealism and the ability to think laterally are the most important characteristics of a scientist – and of an artist. These two disciplines have much in common and, because of this, the Vienna Biocenter (VBC) and the Angewandte Innovation Lab (AIL) of the University of Applied Arts Vienna invited their PhD and Master´s students to collaborate in a joint project of science and art based on their research topics.

March 01, 2016

Development of cerebral organoids is awarded by the 3Rs Prize

Madeline Lancaster, former researcher in the laboratory of Jürgen Knoblich at IMBA, was once more acknowledged for the development of the cerebral...

February 29, 2016

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