Life Sciences

Life Sciences

Life Sciences at IST Austria embraces faculty working at the interface of theory and experiment. Research groups operate in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, and employ multidisciplinary, quantitative approaches in molecular and developmental cell biology, structural biology and biochemistry, genomics, evolutionary biology, ecology, and neuroscience. Ultimately, Life Sciences at IST Austria in a holistic and synergistic manner, strives to approach fundamental basic scientific questions advancing our general knowledge.


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Simon Hippenmeyer

AREA CHAIR

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Louis Alesch

AREA ADMINISTRATOR


Faculty

 

PLANT DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Cell Biology

RNA-BASED GENE REGULATION

Biochemistry

SOCIAL IMMUNITY

Evolution & Ecology

GENES, CIRCUITS, AND BEHAVIOR

Biochemistry Cell Biology Neuroscience

DEVELOPMENTAL AND CELL BIOLOGY OF PLANTS

Cell Biology

MORPHOGENESIS IN DEVELOPMENT

Cell Biology

GENETIC DISSECTION OF CEREBRAL CORTEX DEVELOPMENT

Cell Biology Neuroscience

CELLULAR NEUROSCIENCE

Neuroscience

TISSUE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERN FORMATION

Cell Biology Neuroscience

SELF-ORGANIZATION OF PROTEIN SYSTEMS

Biochemistry Cell Biology

GENETIC AND MOLECULAR BASIS OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

Neuroscience

STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY OF MEMBRANE PROTEIN COMPLEXES

Biochemistry

BIOMOLECULAR MECHANISMS FROM INTEGRATED NMR SPECTROSCOPY

Biochemistry Chemistry

STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY OF CELL MIGRATION AND VIRAL INFECTION

Biochemistry Cell Biology

MOLECULAR NEUROSCIENCE

Neuroscience

NEUROIMMUNOLOGY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE

Cell Biology Neuroscience

INVASIVE MIGRATION

Cell Biology

MORPHODYNAMICS OF IMMUNE CELLS

Cell Biology

EVOLUTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND FUNCTION OF MOTOR CIRCUITS

Cell Biology Evolution & Ecology Neuroscience

SEX-CHROMOSOME BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

Data Science Evolution & Ecology

EPIGENETICS AND CHROMATIN

Cell Biology Evolution & Ecology


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