Magnus Nordborg, Scientific Director at Gregor Mendel Institute at Vienna BioCenter, has been awarded a EUR 2.500.000 ERC Advanced Grant to study the causes of epigenetic variation in the global Arabidopsis population and its evolutionary significance. This is Magnus’ second ERC Advanced Grant.

In total, the institutes at the Vienna BioCenter have hosted an impressive 44 ERC grants over the last 10 years: 23 Starting Grants, 7 Consolidator Grants, 13 Advanced Grants and 1 Proof of Concept. These grants have brought nearly 80 million EUR of funding to Vienna BioCenter.

Read more information about Magnus Nordborg’s ERC Advanced Grant here.

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