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June 23, 2014

IMBA director Josef Penninger receives Wittgenstein Award 2014

The geneticist has been honored for his scientific achievements in the fields of biomedicine and disease pattern research

May 26, 2014

New strategy to avoid collateral damage in cancer

Scientists at IMBA have identified the final component that turns the RNA ligase into a fully viable enzyme in humans. That opens up perspectives for new treatment strategies for numerous types of breast cancer and leukemia.

May 13, 2014

Kikue Tachibana-Konwalski elected into the “Young Academy” of the Austrian Academy of Sciences ÖAW

IMBA Group Leader Kikue Tachibana-Konwalski is among the eight new members of the ÖAW’s Young Academy who have been appointed in this year’s election meeting. The new members will officially receive their degrees during the ceremonial meeting on October 17, 2014 in the presence of Federal President Heinz Fischer.

May 07, 2014

Julius Brennecke elected new EMBO member

IMBA Senior Scientist Julius Brennecke is awarded the life-long membership by EMBO, the European Molecular Biology Organization. With a membership in its organization EMBO recognizes outstanding research contributions and input to promote excellence in life sciences.

April 30, 2014

IMBA publication No.1 on the NRMCB „charts“

The publication "What are memories made of? How Polycomb and Trithorax proteins mediate epigenetic memory." by IMBA Group Leader Leonie Ringrose is ranked No.1 on the top ten charts of Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology.