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The 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry is awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their groundbreaking discoveries on the CRISPR/Cas9 system. Emmanuelle Charpentier was a principal investigator at the Max Perutz Labs (University of Vienna) from 2002 to 2009 and Faculty Member of our doctoral program DK RNA from 2007 to 2010. (read more)

Congratulations to Stefan Ameres for his promotion to hold a full professorship in RNA Biology at the University of Vienna at the Max Perutz Labs! (read more)


Congratultions to Raphael Manzenreither from the Ameres Lab (IMBA) for successfully defending his PhD thesis “A central role of the terminal RNA uridylation-mediated processing complex in cytoplasmic RNA quality control and antiviral RNA interference in Drosophila” yesterday! (read more)

Scientists led by Javier Martinez from the Max Perutz Labs, a joint venture of the Medical University of Vienna and the University of Vienna, have identified a unique chemical reaction at the end of RNA molecules for the first time in human cells. Their findings are now published in “Science”. (read more)