September 19, 2014

How genomic imprinting shapes the brain

Simon Hippenmeyer, Assistant Professor at IST Austria (IST Austria), receives a grant of the Lower Austrian Research and Education Company (NFB). In his project, the neuroscientist investigates the role of genomic imprinting in the development and function of the brain. For...

May 12, 2014

Recognition by Austrian Academy of Sciences for two IST Austria professors

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has named their newly elected members. Among the selected are IST Austria professors Herbert Edelsbrunner und Jiri Friml. IST Austria president Thomas Henzinger expressed his delight: “I congratulate Herbert and Jiri. As outstanding researchers both are...

May  7, 2014

Two Professors at IST Austria elected to EMBO Membership

Nick Barton and Michael Sixt, both Professors at IST Austria, have been elected to EMBO Membership, the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announced on May 7. EMBO is an organization of leading researchers in the life sciences. IST Austria President Thomas Henzinger...

April 16, 2014

Science and success: young researchers at IST Austria

Postdocs and PhD students in several groups at IST Austria recently published insights from their research and received prizes for their work. Postdoc Alvaro Ingles-Prieto receives a Dan David scholarship endowed with $15’000 by the Dan David Foundation. Each year, the Dan...

March 28, 2014

IST Austria neuroscientist receives HFSP grant

Simon Hippenmeyer, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), has been awarded a Program Grant by the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). Together with three research groups in the US and the UK, the neuroscientist will study...

March 13, 2014

Edelsbrunner named as EATCS fellow

For the first time, the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS) has named ten of its members as the recipients of an EATCS fellowship. Among the laureates is IST Austria Professor Herbert Edelsbrunner who, according to the EACTS Fellows Selection Committee,...

December  9, 2013

PhD Students and Postdocs publish research results and receive prizes

In the past months, several PhD students and Postdocs of IST Austria have published their research or received prizes for their work. Examples of their research span the range of disciplines at IST Austria: Tiago Paixão, Postdoc in the group of evolutionary...

December  5, 2013

Schrödinger-Prize for Nick Barton

On December 13, the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) awards the Erwin Schrödinger-Prize 2013 to Nick Barton. The Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is thereby honored for his preeminent achievements in the field of evolutionary population...

November 25, 2013

AAAS and IST Austria Announce 2013 Fellows

Prof. Thomas A. Henzinger of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for theAdvancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by...

November 25, 2013

Kristof Huszar receives György Oláh Hungarian Mathematical Talent Prize

Last Friday, Phd student Kristof Huszar was awarded the “György Oláh Hungarian Mathematical Talent Prize” in the opening ceremony of the “Nagy Károly Mathematical Students’ Meeting” in Komárno, Slovakia. Established by mathematics teachers István Keszegh, József Mészáros, Mária Oláh, and journalist-writer Péter...

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