Lipid Chemistry Empowers Nuclear Shape

The cell nucleus is surrounded by a spherical double membrane called the nuclear envelope. Scientists have long been intrigued by how this envelope…

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2.5M euros funding for single-cell proteomics

The Vienna BioCenter Core Facilities GmbH is pleased to announce that it has received 2.5M Euro from the FFG Infrastructure Call 2022. The funding…

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A two-faced molecule: deciphering cohesin’s dual role

Inside the microscopic cell nucleus resides our genome, a two-meter-long DNA strand meticulously organized in compact chromosomes by cohesin, a…

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20th Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium: 9/10 November 2023

The Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium will be held in its 20th edition this year on 9 and 10 November. Drawing students and other scientists from around…

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Competitive BIF fellowships for two IMP PhD students

Two PhD students at the IMP were awarded prestigious fellowships by the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds: Monika Heinzl (Stark Lab) and Patty Rothe…

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"In science, you can’t get bored" - Interview with new group leader Irma Querques

Irma Querques studied Biotechnology at the University of Bologna and received a Ph.D. at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg.…

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A CRISPR-based lab tool for lineage tracing in vivo

How do individual cells give rise to the range of cellular lineages in multicellular organisms? Now, researchers from Ortrun Mittelsten Scheid’s lab…

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HiCognition: A computational tool to navigate the genome in 3D

The genetic information is encoded in very long DNA molecules, which adopt specific three-dimensional organization inside cells to support various…

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On and off: scientists describe mechanism to regulate gene transcription

The development of organisms depends on the correct regulation of gene expression, including the silencing of genes that should not be active. This…

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DOC Fellowship for Vienna BioCenter PhD student Alessandro Passera

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has awarded one of its competitive DOC fellowship to a Vienna BioCenter PhD student at the IMP: Alessandro…

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FWF awards ESPRIT grant to study single-cell proteomics of human blastoid

The Austrian Science Fund FWF has awarded a prestigious ESPRIT grant to scientists from the Proteomics Tech Hub at the Vienna BioCenter. Iuliia Bubis…

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Scientists show structure of enzyme involved in protein degradation

An international team of scientists including Zuzana Hodakova and David Haselbach at the IMP used cryo-electron microscopy to analyse the structure of…

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