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ERC Proof of Concept to investigate clinical applications of blastoids

IMBA Group Leader Nicolas Rivron was awarded a Proof of Concept Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for his research on human blastoids.…

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Anna Obenauf part of international consortium to study bone cancer

An international team of scientists from the United States, Canada, and Austria has secured a grant by "Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation" to study the…

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Diana Pinheiro to establish research group at IMP

The cell and developmental biologist Diana Pinheiro, currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria in…

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An open-source COVID-19 test empowers African diagnostics and research

Scientists at the Vienna BioCenter have developed an open-source COVID-19 testing method that labs around the world can deploy at minimum cost, now…

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Austrian Science Fund supports heart regeneration research for next four years

The lab of senior scientist Elly Tanaka at the IMP was awarded four years’ worth of research funding to investigate heart regeneration in the axolotl.…

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EMA accepts filing of marketing authorization application for Valneva’s inactivated COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Valneva today confirmed that the European Medicines Agency (“EMA”) has accepted the filing of a marketing authorization application (MAA) for…

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IMP Postdoc Paul Murphy joins the ESPRIT Programme

The Austrian Science Fund’s (FWF) ESPRIT Programme awards three years of funding and career support to highly qualified postdoctoral researchers in…

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EMBO Fellowship for IMP postdoc Franziska Lorbeer

EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowships support early-career researchers for up to two years. Franziska Lorbeer, postdoctoral researcher in Alex Stark’s lab at…

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Harnessing artificial intelligence to predict and control gene regulation

The human genome contains hundreds of thousands of enhancer sequences that switch our genes on and off when needed. Scientists have long tried to…

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Science for Resilience: Conference at Vienna BioCenter to discuss outlooks on Covid-19

Nobody knows what the Covid-19 pandemic will bring in autumn 2022. However, there are more than two years of experience in living with the disease. In…

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Alwin Köhler elected corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to Alwin Köhler, who has become a member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW).

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City of Vienna Prize presented to Meinrad Busslinger and Jürgen Knoblich

After a pandemic-induced two-year break for award ceremonies of the City of Vienna, laureates of the 2020 and 2021 awards were honoured in a festive…

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