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May 27, 2018
IST Austria Open Campus Day

Our lab participated with an exhibition at the Open Campus.

We had a lot of fun designing the exhibition and the computer game: “Microglia – rescue the retina”.

Apr 25, 2018

Make local research understandable for everyone.

An evening in a Pub, where professors talk about their recent scientific achievements and innovations and answer to the curious questions of the non-scientific audience. The event is in German.

Reserve your ticket for this Event here.
My presentation is on April 25th, 2018 at 7.30 pm at “Area“.

Apr 12,  2018

The President of the European Research Council (ERC) Jean -Pierre Bourguignon visited IST Austria and our lab.

Dec 2017

Visit of Robert-Jan Smit, Director General of Directorate General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission, at IST Austria.

Responsible for defining and implementing the EU policy and programs in the field of research and innovation, he was instrumental in the development of the European Research Council (ERC) and one of the main architects and negotiators of Horizon 2020. We welcomed him on campus and had a discussion about the ERC. At the end of the visit, Smit emphasized the societal importance of research and encouraged us to intensify our science communication efforts with the public.

May 29, 2017​

We are excited to welcome the major of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl to IST Austria and to tell him and his team about our research together with Bernd Bickel and Carl-Philipp Heisenberg.

May 21, 2017​

We had fun to open our lab, to provide guided tours and to show you how immune cells are involved in vision at the Open Campus 2017.
For more information: here.

Part I of the Open Campus Lab Tour

Part II Imaging of microglia at the confocal microscope

March 15, 2017​

We welcomed HE Ambassador Johannes Haindl, ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Austria, in our lab and showed him our newest discoveries.

March 14, 2017​

An interesting and exciting evening with the Women’s association of the Austrian People’s Party of Lower Austria, who visited IST Austria on the occasion of the international Women Day on March 8. Thanks a lot for giving me the opportunity to speak about my career path and my science here at IST Austria and the interesting discussions with Petra Bohuslav, and Maria T. Eder.​
Find articles about this event here and here.

November 25, 2016​

Visit our lab at the Student Open Campus day
Rouven and Alessandro will give a lab tour at 11 am and 4 pm.
We are looking forward to meeting you.

October 10, 2016​

3. Women Leadership Cocktail “KlosterNEUbürgerinnen”

Science meets Business in Maria Gugging
More than 70 female entrepreneurs and managers enjoyed the networking event initiated by Renate Altenhofer and Sandra Soravia-Lepuschitz and used the opportunity to learn more about the research institute in their neighborhood. During the campus tour they paid a visit to the Labs Heisenberg, Sixt and Siegert and Lisa Cichocki gave a talk about the development of IST Austria. Among the guests also Vice-Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner, City Council Maria-Theresia Eder, ÖBB Innovation Lab Manager Kristin Hanusch-Linser. For more info: see here.
Gloria and myself are excited to show our research.