Awards

We are extremely proud of our PhD Students' achievements and organize two special awards to acknowledge exceptional students:

Besides these internally organised awards, our PhD students potential and achievements are frequently recognised by external institutions, in the form of fellowships, awards and prizes.

Awards to VBC PhD Students

2018

  • Annika Nichols | Zimmer Group, IMP: Weintraub Graduate Student Award
  • Matthias Muhar | Zuber Group, IMP: 2018 Life Science Research Award Austria - Applied Research (ÖGMBT)
  • Annika Nichols | Zimmer Group, IMP: 2018 Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award (most promising PhD student at IMP/IMBA)
  • Mina Petrovic | Gerlich Group, IMBA: Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship
  • Leo Serebreni | Stark Group, IMP: DOC fellowship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Lisa Baumgartner | Brennecke Group, IMBA: Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship

2017

  • Igor Asanovic | Martinez Group, MFPL: Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship
  • Maximilian Schneider | Gerlich Group, IMBA: Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship
  • Mareike Roth | Zuber Group, IMP: 2017 Kirsten Peter Rabitsch Award (most promising PhD student at IMP/IMBA)
  • Johannes Griessner | Haubensak Group, IMP: Prize for best talk at the 15th conference of the Austrian Neuroscience Association
  • Harris Kaplan | Zimmer Group, IMP: Prize for best poster at the 15th conference of the Austrian Neuroscience Association
  • Adriana Savova | Martens Group, MFPL: Uni:docs Fellowship of the University of Vienna
  • Beata Mierzwa | Gerlich Group, IMBA: 2017 Life Science PhD Award Austria (ÖGMBT)
  • Sabrina Ladstätter | Tachibana-Konwalski , IMBA: 2017 Life Science Research Award Austria (ÖGMBT)
  • Laura D. Gallego Valle | Köhler Group, MFPL: L’Oreal Austria Fellowship
  • Chiara Alberti | Cochella Group, IMP: Prize for best talk at Microsymposium on Small RNA Biology.
  • Mostafa Elmaghraby | Brennecke Group, IMBA : DOC fellowship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
  • Sarah Herberg | Pauli Group, IMP: DOC fellowship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
  • Raphael Manzenreither | Ameres Group, IMBA: DOC fellowship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
  • Simon Nimpf | Keays Group, IMP: DOC fellowship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences