To stay up to date with all the latest IMB news, you can subscribe to the news RSS feed here.


Joan Barau joins IMB as a junior group leader

For more information click here[more]


Designing organelles to produce synthetic proteins

For information on the latest Science paper from Edward Lemke of IMB & JGU click here[more]


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.


Dealing with new neighbours: Keeping genes active after transposon insertion

New research from the Butter group in Science 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 Developmental Cell 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]


Prof. Helle Ulrich has been awarded an ERC Proof of Concept Grant

Prof. Helle Ulrich from the Institute of Molecular Biology and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has been awarded a Proof of Concept Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This grant will go towards exploring the...[more]


Shedding light on the dark proteome with IMB’s newest Adjunct Director

In a joint appointment with Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), the Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz (IMB) is excited to announce the recruitment of Edward Lemke from EMBL, Heidelberg as an Adjunct Director. Professor...[more]


Protein Quality control under the microscope as Anton Khmelinskii joins IMB

In a new appointment, IMB is delighted to welcome Dr Anton Khmelinskii to the institute as a Junior Group Leader. Anton, who joins IMB from the center for molecular biology (ZMBH) in Heidelberg, studies the way living...[more]


Breakthrough in understanding the origin of the ageing process

Scientists at IMB have made a breakthrough in the understanding of the origin of the ageing process. Their new paper recently published in Genes & Development identified that genes belonging to a process called autophagy –...[more]