R-loops, a bookmark for gene expression

Research from the Niehrs' group unveils how R-loops are read to control gene activity [more]


IMB is recruiting Group Leaders

IMB is looking for for Research Group Leaders, both wet lab & computational biology. Click here for more. [more]


Dealing with new neighbours: Keeping genes active after transposon insertion

New research from the Butter group in <span style="font-style: italic;">Science </span>describes how DNA methylation can activate genes [more]


The DFG approves a Collaborative Research Centre on DNA Repair and Genome Stability

The cordinated programme is lead by Helle Ulrich from IMB. For more information click here [more]


IMB's Natalia Soshnikova accepted into the DFG’s Heisenberg Programme

As part of the Heisenberg Programme Natalia will continue her research on gut development [more]


When it’s just right: Keeping the balance in protein aggregation

The Ketting lab have published a paper in <span style="font-style: italic;">Developmental Cell </span>describing the controlled aggregation of proteins in Zebrafish embryos. [more]


106 Million Euros for excellent research

The Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and the State of the Rhineland-Palatinate will continue core funding the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) [more]


Christof Niehrs awarded ERC Advanced Grant

Prestigious ERC Advanced Grant awarded to IMB Director Christof Niehrs [more]


IMB welcomes Humboldt Professor

Prof. Peter Baumann joins IMB as an Adjunct Director. Click here for more. [more]