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10.11.2014

René Ketting receives MicroRNAs Innovator Award

René Ketting, one of IMB’s Directors, has received a MicroRNAs Innovator Award, in recognition of his pioneering work on small RNAs. The award was presented at the MicroRNAs & NonCoding RNAs Europe 2014 Meeting in Cambridge,... [more]


31.10.2014

EMBO Young Investigator joins IMB to study telomere biology

The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz, Germany, welcomes Dr Brian Luke as a new Group Leader. His work will focus on understanding the biology of telomeres, which play a critical role in cellular senescence and the... [more]


22.05.2014

New Group Leader sheds light on circadian clock proteins

Eva Wolf has been jointly appointed as Professor at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and Adjunct Director at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB). Prof. Wolf studies how day/night cycles affect gene regulation, a... [more]


07.05.2014

IMB’s René Ketting elected to EMBO membership

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has added 106 outstanding life sciences researchers to its membership, including René Ketting, a Scientific Director at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB). Ketting’s... [more]


01.04.2014

Leading computational biologist joins IMB to investigate the role of genes and proteins in disease

Miguel Andrade has been jointly appointed as Full Professor at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and Adjunct Director at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB). Prof. Andrade uses computational methods for studying gene... [more]


07.03.2014

Registration now open for the 2014 IMB Conference

Join us in October for the 2014 IMB Conference on Nuclear RNA in Gene Regulation & Chromatin Structure. Please see the conference webpage for more information. [more]


28.02.2014

New research initiative investigates gene regulation in evolution and development

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has received €900,000 for three years to investigate, jointly with the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), how gene regulation affects evolution and development (PDF). [more]


26.11.2013

Honorary Professorship for IMB’s Christoph Cremer

Christoph Cremer, a Group Leader at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), has received an honorary professorship at Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz (JGU). The appointment recognizes Cremer’s pioneering work in the... [more]


27.09.2013

IMB Scientists Discover a Novel Role for Topoisomerases

Scientists at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz have identified a novel role for topoisomerase proteins (PDF). [more]


27.08.2013

Dr Petra Beli joins IMB to investigate the Cellular Response to DNA Damage

Dr Petra Beli has been appointed as a Group Leader at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) and granted a Emmy Noether Programme award to investigate how cells respond to DNA damage and maintain genome stability (PDF). [more]


24.05.2013

Dr Julian König joins IMB to investigate Splicing & RNA Biology

Dr Julian König has been appointed as a Group Leader at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB). He will study RNA biology, with a particular focus on the molecular mechanisms of post-transcriptional gene regulation, using a... [more]


14.05.2013

Vijay Tiwari receives the Bruno Speck Award 2013

Dr Vijay Tiwari, a Group Leader at IMB, has been awarded the Bruno Speck Award by the Swiss Foundation of Haematological Research. The award recognises outstanding work by young scientists in the fields of haematology and stem... [more]


07.05.2013

4th International PhD Programme call now open

The 4th call of the International PhD Programme on the “Dynamics of Gene Regulation, Epigenetics and DNA Damage Response“ has now been published. The programme is supported by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, coordinated by... [more]


19.03.2013

Helle Ulrich awarded highly prestigious grant to study how damaged DNA is managed by cells

Prof. Helle Ulrich, a Scientific Director at IMB, has been awarded a highly prestigious ERC Advanced Grant. The €2.5 million award will enable Prof. Ulrich to develop cutting edge methods and approaches with which to study the... [more]


19.03.2013

Dr Butter joins IMB to study epigenetic processes

Dr Falk Butter has been appointed as a Group Leader at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB). He uses advanced mass spectrometry and quantitative proteomics techniques to investigate epigenetic processes and will establish a... [more]