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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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David Haselbach heads new IMP technology platform

Structural biologist David Haselbach is becoming the IMP’s first head of a technology platform. This new type of faculty position anchors a research…

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International Birnstiel Award 2023 celebrates six outstanding scientists

The fifth edition of the International Birnstiel Award for Doctoral Studies in Molecular Life Sciences has seen a flow of 103 excellent applications,…

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Scientists show how cells build protein destruction signals

Scientists at the IMP and international collaborators have investigated how unwanted proteins in the cell are tagged for degradation. By combining…

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Three Vienna BioCenter PhD students win Life Science Awards

The Austrian Society for Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT) acknowledges the outstanding contribution of young scientists through the…

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Immunologists reveal how the Pax5 protein regulates B cell development and commitment

The IMP has a long history of research with Pax5, an essential transcription factor for B cell development: Deputy Scientific Director Meinrad…

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Karl Landsteiner Award for Louisa Hill

Louisa Hill, former PhD student in the lab of Meinrad Busslinger at the IMP, received the Karl Landsteiner Award of the Austrian Society of…

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