"NOMIS is all about enabling outstanding talent to take on high-risk research."
- Georg Heinrich “Heini” Thyssen, NOMIS Founder

Christian Haass awarded Hector Wissenschaftspreis 2022

NOMIS Board Member and researcher Christian Haass has been awarded the 2022 Hector Wissenschaftspreis (science award) for his groundbreaking research on Alzheimer’s disease, his interdisciplinary approach as a university professor, […]

Karl Deisseroth awarded 2023 Japan Prize

NOMIS Awardee Karl Deisseroth has been awarded the 2023 Japan Prize in the field of life sciences. The Japan Prize Foundation announced the winners of the 2023 Japan Prize on […]

Exploring the origin of complex life

NOMIS researcher Martin Pilhofer and colleagues have published their research in Nature, suggesting that a complex actin-based cytoskeleton predated the emergence of the first eukaryotes and was a crucial feature […]

Three new NOMIS Fellows join ISTA

This autumn, three new post-doctoral fellows have begun their scientific pursuits at multiple labs at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA), raising the count of NOMIS fellows on […]

As ice melts, biodiversity is lost

The NOMIS project Vanishing Glaciers — What Else Besides Water Is Lost? has been featured in an advertorial published in Science. “Glaciers are melting fast. Yet rising sea levels are […]

Imposter Majorana particles revealed and explained

NOMIS researcher Georgios Katsaros and colleagues have revealed the existence of a highly convincing kind of imposter Majorana particle. Their findings were published in Nature. Researchers at ISTA go looking […]