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09.01.2019

Registration for IMB's Summer School is now open

Apply by 12 February 2019. For more information click here


08.01.2019

R-loops, a bookmark for gene expression

Research from the Niehrs' group unveils how R-loops are read to control gene activity [more]


10.12.2018

IMB is recruiting Group Leaders

IMB is looking for for Research Group Leaders, both wet lab & computational biology. Click here for more.


10.12.2018

Dealing with new neighbours: Keeping genes active after transposon insertion

New research from the Butter group in Science describes how DNA methylation can activate genes [more]


26.11.2018

The DFG approves a Collaborative Research Centre on DNA Repair and Genome Stability

The cordinated programme is lead by Helle Ulrich from IMB. For more information click here [more]


21.11.2018

IMB's Natalia Soshnikova accepted into the DFG’s Heisenberg Programme

As part of the Heisenberg Programme Natalia will continue her research on gut development [more]


13.11.2018

IMB’s postdoc call is now open

Apply by 29 January 2019. For more information click here


07.08.2018

When it’s just right: Keeping the balance in protein aggregation

The Ketting lab have published a paper in Developmental Cell describing the controlled aggregation of proteins in Zebrafish embryos. [more]


02.05.2018

106 Million Euros for excellent research

The Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and the State of the Rhineland-Palatinate will continue core funding the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB)  [more]


19.04.2018

Christof Niehrs awarded ERC Advanced Grant

Prestigious ERC Advanced Grant awarded to IMB Director Christof Niehrs [more]


29.03.2018

IMB welcomes Humboldt Professor

Prof. Peter Baumann joins IMB as an Adjunct Director. Click here for more. [more]


20.03.2018

Prof. Helle Ulrich has been awarded an ERC Proof of Concept Grant

Prof. Helle Ulrich from the Institute of Molecular Biology and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has been awarded a Proof of Concept Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This grant will go towards exploring the... [more]


08.12.2017

Shedding light on the dark proteome with IMB’s newest Adjunct Director

In a joint appointment with Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), the Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz (IMB) is excited to announce the recruitment of Edward Lemke from EMBL, Heidelberg as an Adjunct Director. Professor... [more]


17.11.2017

Protein Quality control under the microscope as Anton Khmelinskii joins IMB

In a new appointment, IMB is delighted to welcome Dr Anton Khmelinskii to the institute as a Junior Group Leader. Anton, who joins IMB from the center for molecular biology (ZMBH) in Heidelberg, studies the way living... [more]


08.09.2017

Breakthrough in understanding the origin of the ageing process

Scientists at IMB have made a breakthrough in the understanding of the origin of the ageing process. Their new paper recently published in Genes & Development identified that genes belonging to a process called autophagy –... [more]