News & Press Archive

CMBI News 2008 - 2010

  September 27, 2010:
Silver medal for CMBI-member Judith M. Rollinger and coworkers for patent dealing with Morphin-derivatives combatting neurodegenerative diseases … more »

  April 2, 2010:
In a CMBI and Biocenter research collaboration, Micura, Polacek and coworkers identified the trigger how the translocating ribosome activates the elongation factor G (EF-G) … more »

  March 19, 2010:
A multi-national research team - among them members of the CMBI - have sequenced and analyzed the genome of the ancestral freshwater polyp Hydra. Hydra is a classic model system to study processes of regeneration and cell differentiation … more »

  March 17, 2010:
Origin of a human cancer gene traced back by CMBI research team to the base of animal evolution … more »

  November 23, 2009:
On Monday, November 23, 2009, Dr. Bischofberger, the discoverer of Tamiflu, was a prominent seminar speaker in our CMBI seminar series. He talked about not only the development of Tamiflu but also of several antiviral drugs developed by his drug discovery group at Gilead Sciences, Inc., Foster City, CA, USA … more » ...

  November 20, 2009:
G. Bonn was awarded the "Ehrenring" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

  June 2, 2009:
C. Achmueller of the Bernd Auer group (Institute of Biochemistry) was awarded the Prof.-Ernst-Brandl Preis … more »

  May 6, 2009:
Prof. B. Kraeutler of the Institute of Organic Chemistry was elected as member of the Austrian Academy of Science … more »

  April 28, 2009:
The group of Ronald Micura developed a solid-phase synthesis strategy for RNA-peptide conjugates that are promising to unravel the molecular details of ribosomal macrolide antibiotic resistance. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. Apr 24, 2009.

  March 18, 2009:
Potential tumor suppressor identified by CMBI researchers Bister, Hartl and coworkers (PNAS Early Edition, March 18, 2009)

  February 24, 2009:
Signaling networks and body shape: New research shows that a noncanonical Wnt signaling pathway operates to form buds and tentacles in the simple cnidarian polyp Hydra. This pathway is induced by canonical Wnt/ beta-catenin signaling … more »

  October 20, 2008:Tabletten
Prof. Dr. Andreas Bernkop-Schnuerch (Institute of Pharmacy, University of Innsbruck) gave a lecture at the last CMBI Seminar … more »

  October 6, 2008:
Prof. Diethard K. Bohme (York University, Toronto, Canada) gave a lecture at the last CMBI Seminar … more »

  August 29, 2008:
In the recent years Ronald Micura and his coworkers have developed an excellent methodology to synthesize RNA sections by chemical means … more »

  June 3, 2008:
Prof. Tilmann Maerk of the Institute of Ion Physics and Applied Physics (Vice Rector of Research) was elected as member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Section Physical Chemistry … more »

  May 21, 2008:
The Role of 23S Ribosomal RNA Residue A2451 in Peptide Bond Synthesis Revealed by Atomic Mutagenesis by Ronald Micura et al., Institute of Organic Chemistry, Center for Molecular Biosciences (CMBI), in collaboration with Norbert Polacek et al., Innsbruck Biocenter, Division of Genomics and RNomics. See a feature article in Neue Zrcher Zeitung, May 21, 2008

  April 30, 2008:
Prof. R. Micura was elected corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Science … more »

  February 18, 2008:
Prof. Joerg Striessnig of the Institute of Pharmacy was elected as member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Section Physiology and Pharmacology … more »

  January 30, 2008:
Dr. Michael Oberhuber (Institute of Organic Chemistry) was awarded a grant by the Tiroler Wissenschaftsfonds (TWF) for his project Stereoselektive Aldolaseribozyme … more »

  January 29, 2008:
Dr. Simone Sartori (Institute of Pharmacy, Dep. of Pharmacology and Toxicology) and Dr. Christian Huck (Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry) are young scientists promoted by the Vice Rector for Research … more »

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CMBI Press material 2010

  December 9, 2010:
New SFB boosts Life Sciences in Innsbruck … more in Press information of the University of Innsbruck, APA, FWF

  December 5, 2010:
Novel gene mutation causes deafness and heart rate abnormality … more in Science ORF, Tiroler Tageszeitung

  September 27, 2010:
One single nucleobase decides between on and off. The scientists around Ronald Micura explain with unprecedented precision the function of a bacterial riboswitch … more in Science ORF, cemit, spektrum, bionity, Apotheker Krone, Laborwelt, Medics, Standard, Wissenschaft und Forschung

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