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IMP scientists solve first plant proteasome structure with supermarket spinach

What do you do when your preferred model organism lets you down? You innovate! Scientists at the IMP have solved the first cryo-Electron Microscopy…

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Normal mouse stomach epithelium (above) versus epithelium with p57 overexpression (below) at day 3 post-injury with high-dose tamoxifen (HDT). The epithelium is stained for chief cells (magenta), neck cells (green), and proliferating cells (white). ©Lee/Koo/CellStemCell/IMBA.

#ScienceChatIMBA: Double agents - How stomach stem cells change allegiance upon injury

A stomach adult stem cell population can fulfill two distinct functions: either help with digestion under normal conditions or take the lead on injury…

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Austrian Academy of Sciences honours Elly Tanaka with full membership

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), a major academic institution and funding body for fundamental research in Austria, has elected senior…

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Squid genome sheds light on extraordinary brain evolution

Squids, octopus, and cuttlefish have evolved the largest nervous systems amongst invertebrates alongside many adaptations to their local habitats. An…

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F.-Ulrich Hartl to give Max Birnstiel Lecture

The biochemist and cell biologist F.-Ulrich Hartl, director at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried (Germany), will give a…

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DNA loop formation linked to Cornelia de Lange Syndrome

Healthy cells package their DNA with the help of proteins that fold it into loops. Scientists from the lab of Jan-Michael Peters at the IMP discovered…

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Scientists discover essential role of two proteins for fertilisation

In an international collaboration between the labs of Andrea Pauli at the IMP and Masahito Ikawa at Osaka University, scientists show that the sperm…

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Valneva and Pfizer Report Positive Phase 2 Pediatric Data for Lyme Disease Vaccine Candidate

Valneva and Pfizer reported positive Phase 2 pediatric data for their Lyme disease vaccine candidate, VLA15. Based on these new results, Valneva and…

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Danube Labs Call for Proposals

Danube Labs, the partnership between CEBINA, Evotec and CEBINA Bridge Capital, announced the opening of its first Call for Proposals

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MSCA Postdoc Fellowship for Elias Adriaenssens

Congratulations to Elias Adriaenssens, who has been awarded a prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship. A biochemist by training, Elias will work…

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Valneva Receives Conditional Marketing Authorization from UK MHRA for its Inactivated COVID-19 Vaccine

Valneva  announced that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) of the United Kingdom has granted Conditional Marketing…

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New lessons from an old master

3-phosphoinositide-dependent kinase 1 (PDK1) is an essential protein kinase that regulates signaling pathways involved in growth, survival, and…

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