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18-03-2016

Brian Luke receives Walther Flemming Award

The award is given to outstanding young researchers for scientific merit in cell biology[more]


12-01-2016

Neils help removing epigenetic marks

Scientists at IMB in Mainz have identified a missing piece of the puzzle in understanding how epigenetic marks are removed from DNA. The research on DNA demethylation sheds new light on a fundamental process that is important in...[more]


18-11-2015

Master switch for brain development

Scientists at IMB have unravelled a complex regulatory mechanism that explains how a single gene can drive the formation of brain cells. The research, published in The EMBO Journal,...[more]


18-11-2015

Master switch for brain development

Researchers show how a...[more]


12-06-2015

Vijay Tiwari receives Wilhelm Sander-Stiftung Award 2015

The award is part of the foundation’s 40th anniversary celebrations


12-06-2015

Vijay Tiwari receives Wilhelm Sander-Stiftung Award 2015

IMB Group Leader Dr Vijay Tiwari is awarded the “Förderpreis der Wilhelm Sander-Stiftung” in celebration of the foundation’s 40th anniversary. The prize recognises the contribution of promising young biomedical researchers in...[more]


01-04-2015

Vassilis Roukos joins IMB as a new group leader

Dr Vassilis Roukos joins IMB to study cellular mechanisms maintaining genome integrity


01-04-2015

Dr Vassilis Roukos joins IMB to study cellular mechanisms maintaining genome integrity

The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz, Germany, is delighted to welcome Dr Vassilis Roukos as a new Group Leader. Dr Roukos has recently developed novel high-throughput imaging tools, which he will use at IMB to...[more]


23-03-2015

Breakthroughs in Epigenetics Workshop

The very successful Breakthoughs in Epigenetics Workshop was held at IMB on 19 – 20 March. This workshop was organised by Vijay Tiwari in conjunction with the [more]


27-02-2015

2014 Annual Report now available online

Find out more about our research and achievements at IMB in 2014 [more]


26-02-2015

Seeing is believing – Microscopy workshop

The Seeing is believing – Microscopy workshop, co-organised by IMB's Prof Christoph Cremer and Carsten Sönnichsen from the Institute of Physical Chemistry, was held at Johannes Gutenberg...[more]


05-12-2014

2015 IMB Conference

"DNA Repair & Genome Stability in a Chromatin Environment" 4–7 June 2015 at IMB


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]


07-11-2014

RENÉ KETTING RECEIVES MICRORNAS INNOVATOR AWARD

IMB Director René Ketting receives MicroRNAs Innovator Award from GeneExpression Systems™[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]