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Unique Genome Architectures After Fertilisation in Single-Cell Embryos

Using a newly developed method researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA) have been able to shed light on the complexity of genome reorganization occurring during the first hours after...
28-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New IMP Building: International Research Center Opens in Vienna


The Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) opens its new building: IMP sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim has constructed a new flagship for the Vienna Biocenter, the Life Science cluster in Vienna, with an investment of 52 million euros....
24-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Two New ERC Advanced Grants for the IMP Vienna

Applications by the IMP, the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna, were 100% successful in the latest call of the European Research Council ERC. Over the coming five years, projects by Senior Scientists Meinrad Busslinger and Elly...
24-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Watch in 3D as Neurons Talk to Each Other in a Living Mouse Brain


No single neuron produces a thought or a behavior; anything the brain accomplishes is a vast collaborative effort between cells. When at work, neurons talk rapidly to one another, forming networks as they communicate. Scientists at the Research...
30-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fertilized Egg Cells Trigger and Monitor Loss of Sperm’s Epigenetic Memory

Scientists from the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) in Vienna, Austria, have discovered how an embryo’s genomic integrity is safeguarded during the first 24 h after fertilization. Insights into this mechanism have implications for...
30-Nov-2016 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Milestone in Small RNA Biology: piRNA Biogenesis From Start to Finish

Organisms are in a constant battle against viruses, or transposable elements, which invade their genomes. Among their most effective weapons are silencing pathways that use small RNAs to selectively target invading nucleic acids for their...
15-Nov-2016 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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Scientists Initiate First Ethical Guidelines for Organs Cultivated in Vitro

In the latest edition of the journal “Science”, Jürgen Knoblich, a leading authority on stem cells and deputy director of the IMBA (Institute for Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences), together with international experts,...
18-Jan-2017 3:05 AM EST

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