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IMBB researchers reveal a novel mechanism of long non-coding RNAs in the regulation of mammalian immune responses
Mar 24, 2015Research carried out at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, the results of which were published in the international scientific journal “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America”, revealed new mechanisms of gene mobility and transcriptional activation in the eukaryotic cell nucleus of immune cells.
Research on Nucleotide Excision Repair earns George Garinis an ERC Consolidator Grant
Mar 13, 2015George Garinis, a Professor at the Department of Biology, University of Crete and an affiliated group leader at the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), has recently been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant for his research proposal titled "Dissecting the Functional Role of Nucleotide Excision Repair in Mammals-DeFiNER."
Panayiota Poirazi is one of the 20 top neuroscientists forming the FENS-KAVLI Network of Excellence
Dec 22, 2014THE FENS-KAVLI NETWORK OF EXCELLENCE is a prestigious network of 30 outstanding young European neuroscientists that represent the most talented scholars among their peer group.
IMBB researchers receive the prestigious BioMedical Research Award of the Academy of Athens
Dec 19, 2014IMBB researchers Dr. Nikos Kourtis and Dr. Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou, headed by Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis, uncovered a universal and potent protective mechanism against neuronal necrosis.