RNA Network History of RNA


Congratulations to Stefan Ameres at IMBA for receiving the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant worth 2 million Euros! It’s the third ERC grant for Stefan Ameres after having been awarded  the ERC Starting Grant in 2013 and the ERC Proof of Concept Grant in 2018. (read more)

A consortium of RNA researchers led by Michael Jantsch (MedUni Vienna) has been awarded one of the prestigious Special Research Programme grants (SFB) of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF): “RNA-DECO – decorating RNA for a purpose” (read more)


Jürgen Knoblich, scientific director of IMBA, gave an intriguing talk yesterday in the frame of the “Wiener Vorlesungen” about recent innovations in biotechnology and their potential to revolutionize basic biomedical research. Our CRISPR/Cas interactive station was also part of the event and could be visited by participants before and after the lecture. (read more)

Congratulations to Florian Pflug from the von Haeseler group, who successfully defended his PhD thesis “Correctly counting molecules using unique molecular identifiers” today! (read more)