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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

IMBB Researchers developed novel 3D culture systems to study neuronal regeneration.

Neural Stem Cell Delivery via Porous Collagen Scaffolds Promotes Neuronal Differentiation and Locomotion Recovery in Spinal Cord Injury

IMBB Researchers developed novel 3D culture systems to study neuronal regeneration.

Breakdown of spatial coding and interneuron synchronization in epileptic mice

Breakdown of spatial coding and interneuron synchronization in epileptic mice

IMBB Researchers in collaboration with colleagues at Los Angeles, San Diego and New York demonstrate that epilepsy-induced deficits in spatial coding are caused by the de-synchronization of interneuronal populations.

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News

September 7. 2020
New point-of-care COVID019 diagnosis method developed by IMBB Researchers receives EU funding to facilitate immediate market release. [Press Release] [More]
September 4. 2020
In a Viewpoint article in Nature Reviews Neuroscience, IMBB Researcher P. Poirazi and other leading neuro-biologists discuss the major breakthroughs of the past 20 years and the future challenges in the field of Neuroscience. [More]
August 28.2020
In a Commentary article published in Nature Immunology, Prof. Tavernarakis discusses the publication describing how obesity-induced inflammation impairs mitochondrial metabolism to exacerbate the consequences of high fat diet. [More]
August 19. 2020
IMBB-FORTH is mourning the loss of its former colleague Alekos Athanasiadis. [Obituary]
July 14. 2020
IMBB-FORTH joins EU-LIFE, an alliance of leading European Research Institutes as a new Associate Member. [Press Release] [Press Release (GR)]

Events

March 6, 2020 @ 13:00
IMBB SEMINAR
"Taconic Biosciences – Introduction"
Speaker: Dimitri Gimnopoulos ( PhD, Strategic Account Manager )
[“Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg ]
March 6, 2020 @ 13:00
IMBB SEMINAR
"Technologies for Rapid Generation of Knockout/Knock in Mouse Models: CRISPR/Cas9 and TurboKnockout"
Speaker: Alfred Akateh (Model Design Specialist )
[“Seminar Room 1”, FORTH’s bldg ]
 

Partnership

 UoC - Biology department UoC - School of Medicine  EU Life