Scientific Service Units

Eight facilities provide research infrastructure on campus.

Scientific Service Units

The Scientific Service Units (SSUs) are one of IST Austria´s strategic key factors. These facilities pool scientific infrastructure used by more than one research group to avoid a duplication of efforts and expenses. Their cutting-edge equipment and expert services allow scientists to perform research at an internationally competitive level.

Over the years, the Scientific Service Units grew up to more than 90 employees in eight facilities. In order to meet the needs of existing research groups and to support the start-up of new faculty members, they always strive to adapt and expand their services. Constant learning ensures that they provide excellent know-how for world-class research.

The Scientific Service Units act as an interdisciplinary platform that, in accordance with the mission statement, maximizes the sharing of equipment among multiple research groups.

List of SSU Facilities

Publications with SSU Co-Authorship

Singer J, Singer J, Jensen-Jarolim E. 2020. Precision medicine in clinical oncology: the journey from IgG antibody to IgE. Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology. 20(3), 282–289. View

Ernst D, Novotny G, Schönher EM. 2020. (Core Trust) Seal your repository! Mitteilungen der Vereinigung Österreichischer Bibliothekarinnen und Bibliothekare. 73(1), 46–59. View

Schlögl A, Kiss J, Elefante S eds. 2020. Austrian High-Performance-Computing meeting (AHPC2020), Klosterneuburg, Austria: IST Austria,p. View

Narasimhan M, Johnson AJ, Prizak R, Kaufmann W, Tan S, Casillas Perez BE, Friml J. 2020. Evolutionarily unique mechanistic framework of clathrin-mediated endocytosis in plants. eLife. 9, e52067. View

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Publications with SSU Acknowledgement

Schöpf CL, Ablinger C, Geisler SM, Stanika RI, Campiglio M, Kaufmann W, Nimmervoll B, Schlick B, Brockhaus J, Missler M, Shigemoto R, Obermair GJ. 2021. Presynaptic α2δ subunits are key organizers of glutamatergic synapses. PNAS. 118(14). View

Kampjut D, Steiner J, Sazanov LA. 2021. Cryo-EM grid optimization for membrane proteins. iScience. 24(3), 102139. View

Narasimhan M, Gallei MC, Tan S, Johnson AJ, Verstraeten I, Li L, Rodriguez Solovey L, Han H, Himschoot E, Wang R, Vanneste S, Sánchez-Simarro J, Aniento F, Adamowski M, Friml J. Systematic analysis of specific and nonspecific auxin effects on endocytosis and trafficking. Plant Physiology. View

Petit YK, Mourad E, Prehal C, Leypold C, Windischbacher A, Mijailovic D, Slugovc C, Borisov SM, Zojer E, Brutti S, Fontaine O, Freunberger SA. 2021. Mechanism of mediated alkali peroxide oxidation and triplet versus singlet oxygen formation. Nature Chemistry. View

Glanc M, Van Gelderen K, Hörmayer L, Tan S, Naramoto S, Zhang X, Domjan D, Vcelarova L, Hauschild R, Johnson AJ, de Koning E, van Dop M, Rademacher E, Janson S, Wei X, Molnar G, Fendrych M, De Rybel B, Offringa R, Friml J. 2021. AGC kinases and MAB4/MEL proteins maintain PIN polarity by limiting lateral diffusion in plant cells. Current Biology. View

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EU Project

Interreg V A Austria Czech Republic


Scientific Service Units

Institute of Science and Technology Austria
c/o Scientific Service Units
Am Campus 1, A-3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria

Office: Voestalpine building, ground floor


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