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December 05, 2014

Josef Penninger and Barry Dickson receive Awards of the City of Vienna

On 3rd of December 2014, City Councillor Andreas Mailath-Pokorny presented this year’s Awards of the City of Vienna. Among the awardees are two scientists from the Vienna Biocenter, Vienna’s center of excellence for life science research. Josef Penninger, director of the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, was honoured in the field of Medicine. Barry Dickson, former director of the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), received the Natural Science Award.

November 25, 2014

Tremendous progress in the development of skin stem cell treatments for butterfly children

Scientists at IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna have made a major advancement towards a future therapy for butterfly children. A treatment with fibroblasts generated from induced pluripotent stem cells has been highly successful in mice. The next step is to establish this method in humans.

November 13, 2014

Group Leader Search

We invite applications for two fully funded group leader positions at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA). We will consider applications in all areas of molecular and cell biology but are particularly interested in strengthening our program in stem cell biology and molecular medicine.

November 10, 2014

VBC PhD Awards 2014

Each year, the Vienna Biocenter (VBC) PhD Awards, which are initiated by Renée Schroeder from MFPL and supported by the research institutes involved in postgraduate education at the Vienna Biocenter, are granted to students in acknowledgement of their outstanding PhD theses. The award ceremony was held on Friday, November 7th after the closing lecture of the VBC PhD Symposium “Complexity of Life – The Quality of Being Complicated”.

October 02, 2014

Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award 2014 goes to Elif Eroglu

On October 2, leading up to the second day of the annual “IMP-IMBA Recess”, this year’s Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award was presented to Elif Eroglu, a...

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