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Splitting Cells: How a Dynamic Protein Machinery Executes ‘the Final Cut’

Every day billions of cells die in our body and need to be replaced by newly dividing cells. Cell division is a beautifully orchestrated process that involves multiple critical steps. At the very end, “cellular abscission” splits the membrane...
9-Jun-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Building Better Brains: A Bioengineered Upgrade for Organoids

Scientists for the first time combine organoids with bioengineering. Using small microfilaments, they show improved tissue architecture that mimics human brain development more accurately and allows more targeted studies of brain development and its...
31-May-2017 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Connecting Brain Regions in a Dish – a New Organoid Technology to Detect Malfunctions in the Brain

Scientists at IMBA (Institute of Molecular Biotechnology) describe novel organoid technology combining various brain regions for investigation of epilepsy, and other neurological diseases, as reported in the current issue of Nature Methods.
10-May-2017 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Manuel Zimmer Selected HHMI-Wellcome International Research Scholar

Neuroscientist Manuel Zimmer, a group leader at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, has been selected as HHMI-Wellcome International Research Scholar. His work on C. elegans worms aims to uncover how the brain processes...
10-May-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Looping the Genome: How Cohesin Does the Trick

DNA molecules in the cells‘ nuclei are neatly folded into loops. This serves to wrap them up tightly, but also to bring distant gene regulatory sequences into close contact. In a paper published this week by NATURE, scientists at the Research...
20-Apr-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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

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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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