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PETISCO - a multi-tool for piRNA processing

Piwi-interacting RNAs (piRNAs) are essential to repress transposable elements in the animal germline. In the nematode worm C. elegans, piRNA…

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Woodcut print of Greek sea god Proteus. Displayed in the Book of Emblems by Andrea Alciato (1531). Public Domain

Proteus changes his Akt

The protein kinase Akt is activated in the PI3K pathway by a combination of signaling phospholipids and phosphorylation by upstream protein kinases.…

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Valneva Initiates Further Phase 3 Clinical Trial for its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Valneva announced the initiation of a further Phase 3 trial (VLA2001-304) for its inactivated, adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine candidate, VLA2001.…

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"Tardigrades take the stage" - Adrià Nogales Moral about his research topic and scientific outreach

The PhD student and dedicated science communicator Adrià Nogales Moral (Köhler lab) has written a children´s book about tardigrades, runs his own…

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Valneva Announces Positive Phase 3 Pivotal Results for its Single-Shot Chikungunya Vaccine Candidate

Valneva announced positive topline results from the Phase 3 pivotal trial of its single-shot chikungunya vaccine candidate, VLA1553. VLA1553 was…

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AC Immune acquires AFFiRiS’ Specific Active Immunotherapy (SAIT) anti-alpha- synuclein programs targeting neurodegenerative diseases

AFFiRiS AG announced that AC Immune SA, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering precision medicine for neurodegenerative diseases, is…

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Vienna BioCenter researchers hone method for low-cost mass analysis of SARS-CoV-2 mutations

SARSeq, the highly efficient method developed to detect SARS-CoV-2 by scientists around Ulrich Elling (IMBA) and Luisa Cochella (IMP), has been…

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The Embassy of the State of Israel visits the Vienna BioCenter

The Israeli ambassador in Austria Mordechai Rodgold and the Deputy Chief of Mission Maya Karmely-Sommer visited the Vienna BioCenter earlier today.

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An internship program for Salvadoran students at the IMP

For the past two months, the lab of Andrea Pauli at the IMP has been working with an exceptional intern. In June, Eduardo Isaac Martinez Barrios, a…

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Wild-type Sgk3 (red) localizes to PI3P-decorated endosomes in HeLa cells. Sgk3 mutated in its PI3P binding site (green) localizes throughout the cytoplasm. Pokorny et al., Journal of Biological Chemistry (2021)

Signal transduction: In the right place, at the right time

Cells integrate internal and external stimuli through complex signaling pathways in order to adapt to changing environments. In particular, cells must…

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Cross-resistance: when cancer therapy backfires

Scientists at the IMP and collaborators have investigated how different forms of cancer therapy can influence the efficacy of subsequent therapies.…

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Valneva Awarded FDA Breakthrough Designation for its Single-Shot Chikungunya Vaccine Candidate

Valneva announced that it has been awarded Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its single-shot chikungunya vaccine candidate, VLA1553, by the U.S.…

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