04.10.21: Also welcome to the lab Ecem, our new PhD student – we look forward to working together! 🙂
04.10.21: Welcome Marketa (from the Czech Republic), Samantha and Rathick (from Switzerland) who are joining us in the lab for the next three months – we look forward to working together!
29.09.21: Today we had to say goodbye to our dear lab member and friend Jessi, who has been at the lab for almost six years! We will miss you loads (but we know we will stay in touch)! At the same time, we celebrated the successful MSc defense of her student Martin – very well done and all the best for your future!
19.-21.09.2021: Just back from our outing in the Gesäuse! Together with the lab of Richard Moriggl, we spent two happy days in the Admonter Haus in the Ennstaler Alps in Styria, hiking, climbing, playing card games and networking. Many thanks to our wonderful host Gottfried who provided perfect food, drinks and company – highly recommended!
21.09.2021: Huge congratulations to our former colleague Stefan Terlecki-Zaniewicz for winning the Life Science PhD Award Austria 2021. He was honored at the ÖGMBT (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Molekulare Biowissenschaften und Biotechnologie) annual meeting for his dissertation, in which he explains intricate molecular mechanisms underlying leukemias with NUP98 fusions.
08.09.2021: What a beautiful day for our institute’s outing! We first had a tour of the Botanical Gardens here at Vetmed University and then went for dinner by the Alte Donau.
07.09.2021: Goodbye to our lovely and hard-working summer intern Theresa! Here she is in her last week, instructing our other two interns 🙂
16.08.2021: A very warm welcome to our new MSc student Bernhard, already working hard in the lab! We look forward to working with you 🙂
11.08.2021: Congratulations to Edwin, who very successfully defended his BSc last week! Well done from all of us and good luck with your future endeavours! We’re sure we’ll stay in touch 🙂
05.07.2021: A very warm welcome to our summer intern Theresa! We’re looking forward to working with you! 🙂
24.06.2021: Great (and very hot!) day hiking in Helenental on our first lab outing in a very long time! We finished our tour at a Heurigen in Baden with large amounts of well-deserved Schnitzel!
28.04.2021: Yet another award from the FG Lab! Big congratulations to Jessica for winning the first prize of 5000 EUR for her poster at the CCC-TRIO Symposium! Find more information here at CCC-TRIO-Award.
08.04.2021: Big congratulations to Selina on winning the “Jubiläumspreis” at the OeGHO and AHOP Frühjahrstagung 2021!
06.04.2021: A very warm welcome to the lab to our newest PhD student Melanie! We’re looking forward to working with you 🙂
Selina and Melanie
17.03.2021: We are very proud and veeery happy to announce: :tada: Elizabeth Heyes, PhD!! :tada: After working hard during the last years and publishing her first author paper in February (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41375-021-01169-6), Lisi successfully defended her thesis on the 17th of March this year!
17.11.2020: Congratulations Joey, who did fantastic job defending his thesis on the 17th of November! We hope we can celebrate in person soon, but until then we can have more online celebrations 🙂 Good luck for your PostDoc and we’ll definitely stay in touch!
02.10.2020: Congratulations to Stefan, who successfully defended his thesis on the 30th of September! It was great we got to celebrate together (socially distanced of course), as well as cheering you on via WebEx! 🙂 We wish you all the best with your future plans and hope to stay in touch!
31.07.2020: Goodbye to our fantastic and always smiling colleague and friend Theresa – It was a pleasure working with you and we’ll miss you a lot! Good luck with all your future plans, we’ll definitely stay in touch 🙂
13.07.2020: Welcome to the lab Edwin (8 week intern) and Martin (MSc student). We look forward to working with you!
25.06.2020: Goodbye to our fantastic colleague Joey – you’ll be greatly missed! We wish you all the best for the future and hope to stay in touch 🙂
02.06.2020: Congratulations to our motivated and brilliant PhD fellow, Selina Tröster, for being awarded a competitive DOC PhD Fellowship by the ÖAW to establish a novel protein degradation model to study NUP98-fusion proteins in AML!

29.05.2020: Goodbye to our lovely intern Helene, still working hard on her last day!
Selina and Helene

06.05.2020: Happy to be back working in the lab! 🙂

28.04.2020: Exciting work on NUP98-fusion proteins and their targets in AML – out today in Blood Journal. Congratulations Joey and all involved!!! Available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32344427

25.02.2020: Congratulations Theresa on successfully defending your MSc thesis today! Very well done 👍
03.02.2020: Warm welcome to our three new students Atefa (2-week intern), Helene (2-month intern) and Ludovica (our new PhD fellow)!
Helene, Ludovica and Atefa
30.01.2020: Today it was goodbye to our great intern Daniel. We wish you all the best for the future and hope to see you again sometime!
25.01.2020: Dancing all night at the #Sciball20 with the FG lab and friends!
16.01.2020: The day we learned why Schlumberger is the best sparkling wine in the world! The whole institute joined for the tour of the “Schlumberger Kellerwelten” and then dinner afterwards.
06.12.2019: Great christmassy evening with our friends from the former LBI-CR – enjoying punch and mulled wine at the Christmas market and then Tapas for dinner!
29.11.2019: Farewell Luisa and Stefan – you were both fantastic PhD colleagues and will be greatly missed! We wish both of you all the best for the future!
28.11.2019: Goodbye to our smiley interns Tami (3 months) and Theresa (11 months, MSc to be). We’ll miss you!
27.11.2019: Well done Lisi for winning the public poster award at Vetmeduni Vienna!
05.11.2019: Congratulations Luisa for successfully defending your PhD! We are all very proud of you and will miss you in the lab.
16.-17.09.2019: Comparative Pathology Meeting 2019 in Krems. Keeping in touch with former members of LBI-CR. Great science, good food and fun activities!
11.09.2019: Summer students at the FG lab – we are always happy to have additional help and interested future researchers.
Adam, Anna, Chiara, Tamina (from left to right)
05.09.2019: FG Lab at the Wien Energie Business Run 2019. Two teams, fast runners, lots of fun and to top it up – a lot of food at the end! 🙂
30.08.2019: Farewell party and dinner for our wonderful PostDoc Fabio, he will be greatly missed! We wish him all the best for the exciting months ahead and hope to keep in touch.
15.06.2019: Fabio, Florian and Lisi after her poster pitch at the European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress 2019 in Amsterdam.
25.05.2019 : Isolating DNA from tomatoes at Vetmed Open Day!
07.04.2019: Relay team ‘AMLaufen’ running the Vienna City Marathon 2019!
28.02.2019: Vetmed Ski Day at Stuhleck with the girls from the Sexl Lab.
13.12.2018: Afterwork ice-skating with our friends from the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cancer Research (LBI-CR) at Rathausplatz.
30.11.2018: Congrats Joey for the Best Abstract Award at the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG) Health Meeting! Celebrating with Punsch at Christkindlmarkt Schönbrunn.
19.10.2018: Luisa presenting her work at the Children’s Cancer Research Institute (CCRI) “From Lab to Life” Meeting. Great job!
29.09.2018: The FG group at the Jahrestagung der Deutschen, Österreichischen und Schweizerischen Gesellschaften für Hämatologie und Medizinische Onkologie in Vienna. Three great talks and one poster prize. Great job everybody!