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New Max Perutz PhD fellows

The Max Perutz PhD Fellowship honors the most ambitious and innovative PhD projects at the institute. This year’s awardees are Jeanne Fesselet…

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Phosphatase loss spells problems for the prostate

Approximately one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Prostate cancer is commonly androgen addicted, in which case…

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Awards of the Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium 2023

Within the Vienna BioCenter, PhD students foster a strong sense of community. Annually, they organize the Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium, a global…

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Valneva Announces U.S. FDA Approval of World’s First Chikungunya Vaccine, IXCHIQ®

Valneva announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved IXCHIQ®, Valneva’s single-dose, live-attenuated vaccine indicated for…

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AVINA Grant for CeMESS group leader Shaul Pollak

Swiss independent AVINA Stiftung has awarded one of its sought-after grants to Shaul Pollak, a group leader at the Division for Microbial Ecology at…

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Fränze Müller at the Proteomics Technology Hub joins the ESPRIT Program

The Proteomics Technology Hub, shared between the IMP, IMBA, and GMI, aims to keep the Vienna BioCenter at the forefront of proteomics technology.…

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Why TOFU is good for worms

Transposons are DNA sequences that can catalyze their own movement within and between genomes, and are a major source of species diversification.…

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ERC Synergy Grant to investigate axolotl brain regeneration

The European Research Council (ERC) awarded a Synergy Grant to IMP senior group leader Elly Tanaka and two international collaborators to delve deep…

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SWISS BRIDGE Award to support lung cancer research

Cancer is predicted to affect one in three people in their lifetime. While treatment options are growing, widespread tumour resistance to treatment…

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Award-winning leukaemia research at the IMP receives further support

Johannes Schmoellerl is a postdoc in the lab of Johannes Zuber. His research into the molecular mechanisms of acute myeloid leukaemia now receives…

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The last stand - Plant stem cells put up a fight against viruses

Viruses are a threat to all organisms, including plants. A small group of plant stem cells, however, successfully defends itself from infection. Marco…

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Rabitsch Award 2023 for Frieda Leesch

The Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award, established in 2006, celebrates the accomplishments of a PhD student at the IMP or at IMBA each autumn. This year,…

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