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Summary of the Austrometabolism 2017 Workshop

On 28th September 75 participants from 9 institutes in Vienna, Graz and Innsbruck gathered for the AustroMetabolism 2017 workshop at CeMM. Following the welcome addresses by Giulio Superti-Furga (Scientific Director of CeMM) and Markus Müller (Rector of the Medical University of … Continue reading

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Hans Rosling, Master of Stats dies

Hans Rosling, the self-proclaimed “Edutainer”, showed the way how to present seemingly dry and boring numbers and facts in an educational yet entertaining and mind-boggling way. Unfortunately, he passed away at the age of 68. More Hans Roslings are needed … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Marian Horzinek

A pioniering veterinary virologist, a great humanist. In Memoriam. Koopmans M, Osterhaus A, Rottier P, Lutz H. Virology 2016. Nachruf Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c.mult. Marian Horzinek. Bergthaler A, Pichlmair A, 2016. (German)

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Roger Tsien, R.I.P.

Nobel Laureate Roger Y. Tsien, one of the fathers of GFP and a hero of modern molecular biology, dies at 64. Rest in peace and multicolor! New York Times, Sept 4 2016 Nobel Lecture (photo credit: HHMI) (photo credit: Tsien … Continue reading

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Gravitational waves, welcome!

Physicists detect gravitational waves, proving Einstein right. (Dennis Overbye, Feb 11 2016, New York Times) Pictures of the L-shapped antennas from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)

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David Bowie, R.I.P.

“I don`t know where I`m going from here, but I promise it won`t be boring.” David Bowie, 1947-2016

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ERC Starting Grant awarded

Our laboratory has been awarded an ERC (European Research Council) Starting Grant! ERC website  

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New study in Immunity

17 November 2015 In a study by Bhattacharya, Hegazy et al. Immunity Vol 43 Issue 5 (LINK, Open Acess), we discovered a novel link of how, unexpectedly, the antiviral interferon signaling pathway causes oxidative damage and liver pathology. Picture from … Continue reading

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Obituary on William Paul, 79

William (“Bill”) E. Paul, a true giant of modern immunology died on 15 September 2015. He was a leading force in immunology, pioneering the research of T cells and cytokines, serving as editor and president of the most eminent journals … Continue reading

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Creativity meets solidarity

One minute of silence for refugees tops Austrian music chart. Masterminded by Raoul Haspel, an Austrian visual artist. (Yahoo News)  

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