from/for students and faculty

The idea of the News is to post important information and news about the program concerning the past or the upcoming term. !!!Everyone of you (students and faculty) is welcome to contribute material (e.g. awards, pictures) to the news feed AND any comment/feedback is also appreciated!!! The current as well as previous versions of the feed can be viewed/downloaded at/from here. We are looking forward to our continued good collaboration! Have a successful winter term!

MCBO Mid-term Review Retreat in Neustift/South Tyrol

From March 16-18th, 2017, the MCBO community dedicated three days to the mid-term review of the ongoing thesis projects. 22 PhD students presented their research in short talks and discussed the progress and future directions of their projects with the MCBO faculty and three scientific advisory board members (Manuela Baccarini/Vienna, Marc Freichel/ Heidelberg and Michael Sixt/Vienna). 

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MCBO Recruitment Hearing

4th generation MCBO students started their PhD at the MUI. After FWF renewed MCBO for a fourth funding period (2015-2017) at the end of last
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New Findings on Satb2

SATB2 is a risk locus for schizophrenia and encodes a DNA-binding protein that regulates higher-order chromatin configuration. In the adult brain Satb2 is almost exclusively expressed in pyramidal neurons of two brain regions important for memory formation, the cerebral cortex and the CA1-hippocampal field. Here we show that Satb2 is required for key hippocampal functions since...
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our event calendar

Here you will find all what's going on this month. You can as well browse through and see planned events.