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14-05-2013

Vijay Tiwari receives Bruno Speck Award

The award recognises outstanding work in the fields of haematology & stem cell biology...[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]


13-03-2013

Helle Ulrich receives ERC Advanced Grant

The prestigious award will support study of how damaged DNA is managed by cells… [more]


13-03-2013

Dr Butter establishes research group at IMB

Advanced quantitative proteomics experiments will address important questions…[more]


20-02-2013

Registration now open for the 2013 IMB Conference

IMB is pleased to announce that registration for the 2013 Conference “Chromatin Dynamics & Stem Cells” is now open. Please see the conference webpages [more]


15-02-2013

IMB SAB Member Prof. Dr Jörg Michaelis Awarded Prestigious German Cancer Prize

Professor Dr Jörg Michaelis has been awarded the 2012 German Cancer Prize by Deutsche Krebshilfe (German Cancer Aid). Jörg Michaelis is Emeritus Professor at and former Director of the Institute of Medical Biostatistics,...[more]


08-02-2013

IMB publishes second Annual Report

IMB has published its second Annual Report. To read about what the Institute of Molecular Biology was working on in 2012, please click here.[more]


26-11-2012

IMB Scientists Identify Key Event for Sex Determination

Scientists at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz have identified a protein essential for initiating the development of male sex organs. Loss of the gene Gadd45g results in complete sex reversal of male mice,...[more]


02-11-2012

Leading expert in DNA Damage Signalling joins IMB as Scientific Director

The Institute of Molecular Biology appoints Prof. Helle Ulrich as its third Scientific Director. Prof. Ulrich is a world leader in the field of DNA damage tolerance. Her research group undertakes innovative studies into how...[more]


02-11-2012

Vijay Tiwari awarded prestigious grant to study how cancer cells transform to become invasive

Dr Vijay Tiwari, a Group Leader at IMB, is one of only eleven Young Investigators to have been awarded a prestigious grant from the EpiGeneSys Network of Excellence this year. The €150,000 award incorporates Dr Tiwari into a...[more]


31-07-2012

Stefan Legewie Receives 1.14 Million Euro to Model Biological Networks

Dr Stefan Legewie, a Group Leader at IMB, has been awarded 1.14 Million Euro by the BMBF to investigate how intracellular signalling networks manage to function precisely in the face of constantly changing environments. The...[more]


25-05-2012

IMB appoints second Scientific Director

The Institute of Molecular Biology appoints Prof. René Ketting as its second Scientific Director. René Ketting, [40], is a leading molecular biologist who will be focussing on the biology of non-coding RNAs. He will introduce...[more]