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How Cells Take Out the Trash: The “Phospho-Kiss of Death” Deciphered

Cells never forget to take out the trash. It has long been known that cells tag proteins for degradation by labelling them with ubiquitin, a signal described as “the molecular kiss of death”. Tim Clausen’s group at the Research Institute of...
7-Oct-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Mechanism to Steer Cell Identities Gives Clue on How Organisms Develop

Scientists discovered a new way in which microRNAs can determine the fate of cells in the course of their development. This could be a key to understanding how complex organisms are built, say researchers from the Institute of Molecular Pathology...
5-Oct-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Watching Molecular Machines at Work


An international team of scientists from Austria, Germany and the US has combined newly developed techniques in electron microscopy and protein assembly to elucidate how cells regulate one of the most important steps in cell division. The latest...
26-Sep-2016 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Identifying Brain Regions Automatically

Biologists develop a new method for analyzing brain images and demonstrate it with a study on fruit flies.
15-Jul-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Three ERC-Grants for Research Groups at the Vienna Biocenter

Jan-Michael Peters and Tim Clausen of the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) and Jürgen Knoblich of the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) each receive an Advanced Grant by the European Research Council ERC. That means a...
20-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IMP-Researcher Johannes Zuber Wins German Cancer Prize


Johannes Zuber, group leader at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, received the German Cancer Prize 2016 in the category of experimental cancer research.
25-Mar-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Important Regulator of Immune System Decoded

Plasma cells play a key role in our immune system. Now scientists at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, Austria, and at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) in Melbourne, Australia, succeeded in characterizing a...
19-Jan-2016 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Memory Loss Enables the Production of Stem Cells

In a study published in this week’s edition of NATURE, scientists from the Research Institutes of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) and Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna and from the Harvard Medical School in Boston have identified a long-sought...
9-Dec-2015 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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