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About IMBB

Welcome to the web site of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (IMBB-FORTH). IMBB is one of the most prominent life science research institutions in Greece, with an outstanding record of scientific achievements, state of the art infrastructure and a broad range of research, innovation and educational activities. IMBB’s main mission is to pursue cutting-edge research and promote scientific excellence.

 

Highlights

Base excision repair causes age-dependent accumulation of single-stranded DNA breaks that contribute to Parkinson disease pathology

Base excision repair causes age-dependent accumulation of single-stranded DNA breaks that contribute to Parkinson disease pathology

Scientific collaboration between IMBB-FORTH Researchers and Scientists at the University of Athens and the University of Oslo, uncovers a novel role of the DNA base excision repair (BER) pathway in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease.

Uncoupling IL-6 signaling and LC3-associated phagocytosis drives immunoparalysis during sepsis

Uncoupling IL-6 signaling and LC3-associated phagocytosis drives immunoparalysis during sepsis

A new study by IMBB Researchers uncovers the molecular pathway that links IL-6 signaling to LC3-associated phagocytosis.

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News

July 23. 2021
New Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, FORTH. [Press Release]
July 20. 2021
IMBB-FORTH Participates in the new Mediterranean Agrofood Competence Center, a new private entity that brings together 30 private companies and 10 public entities to promote research-intensive development of agro-food products with high added value. [More]
July 13. 2021
Official announcement of IMBB's Full membership in EU-Life. [More]
July 05. 2021
Recent publication from Dr Gravanis Laboratory is highlighted in Nature's collection of Leading Research in Neuroscience. [More]

Events

September 15, 2021 @ 15:00 - 16:00
Joint Seminar Series in Translational and Clinical Medicine
UoC Medical School - IMBB-FORTH – UCRC
"Neuropeptides/neurosteroids in pain"
Speaker: Maria Venichaki (Associate Professor of Clinical Chemistry, UoC Medical School)
[Location: Online (Link) ]
September 21th 2021 @ 16:00
IMBB COLLOQUIUM
"Delineating the role of lepdidoptera pest OATP74D, a putative ecdysone transporter and insecticide target"
Speaker: George - Rafael Samantsidis (Vontas Lab)
[Location: Online (Link) ]
 

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