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Wednesday 26th September 2018 at UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

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SSRA 2018 Oral Presentations

The Student Summer Research Award 2018 Oral Presentations will be held on Wednesday 26th September 2018. 

 

17.00 Reception:  Ground Floor O’Brien Centre for Science 

18.00 SSRA 2018 Chair Welcome : Moore Auditorium

Dr Noreen Sheehy |Chair SSRA Committee 2018

 Gold Medal Finalist Presentations |Moderated by Dr Noreen Sheehy & Prof Stephen Gordon

 

Shortlisted Presenters

1.Oliver Clark: Project 100

GENE ISOFORMS AS EXPRESSION-BASED BIOMARKERS PREDICTIVE OF DRUG RESPONSE IN VITRO

Clark O1,2,3, Safikhani Z2,3, Smirnov P2,3, Haibe-Kains B2,3

1UCD School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

2Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

3Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

 

2. Sinead Mulroy: Project 35

DEVELOPMENT OF A SELF REPORT TOOL TO MEASURE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE OUTCOMES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AGED 3-10 YEARS OLD

Mulroy S1Rudd T1, 2, Mulligan A1,2

1UCD School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

2Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Dublin North City and County Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, James Joyce St, Dublin 1.

 

3. Sorcha Brosnan: Project 28

BEHAVIOUR AFFECT THE RISK OF TICKBORNE DISEASES IN LIVESTOCK AND HUMANS?

Brosnan S1, Zaid T1, Dubourdieu T2, Evrard N2,Zintl A1

1UCD Veterinary Sciences Centre, University College Dublin,Belfield, Dublin 4.2Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France; 3Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Toulouse, France

 

4. Ross Murtagh: Project 104

HIV CURE: RATIONAL DESIGN OF TRIPLE DRUG COMBINATIONS FOR HIV LATENCY REVERSAL

Murtagh R1, O’Reilly S1, Crowley N1, Rezaei SD1, Gautier VW1

1UCD Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases (CRID), UCD School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4

 

5.Yeong Huei Chuah Desmond: Project 19

DEGREE OF HYPERGLYCAEMIA CORRELATES WITH URINARY CONCENTRATIONS OF KIDNEY INJURY MARKERS IN EXPERIMENTAL DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY

Chuah YH1, Hutter M2, Le Roux CW2, Docherty NG1,2

1UCD School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

2UCD Diabetes Complication Research Centre, School of Medicine, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

 

6. Tess Montminy: Project 86

USING ULTRAVIOLET C LIGHT AS A TREATMENT METHOD FOR PRO-INFLAMMATORY CELLS IN A PERFUSION SYSTEM

Montminy T1, Galasso M2,3, Duong A2,3, Ali A2,3, Zhang Y2, Keshavjee S2,3,4, Cypel M2,3,4

1UCD School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

2Department of Thoracic Surgery, Later Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratories, Toronto General Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada.

3Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.4Toronto Lung Transplant Program, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

7. Kelsey McCarthy: Project 24

PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS OF MYC IN BURKITT’S LYMPHOMA

McCarthy K1, HalaszM1,2

1UCD School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

2Systems Biology Ireland, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

 

8. James Mac Carthy: Project 54

FACILITATING PATIENT AND PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT IN BASIC AND PRECLINICAL HEATH RESEARCH

MacCarthy J1, Guerin S2, Browne J3, Wilson G1, Dorris E1

1UCD School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

2UCD School of Psychology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.3Representing The Patient Voice in Arthritis Research PPI group, hosted by the UCD Centre for Arthritis Research, UCD, Dublin 4.

 

Every best wish to all student presenters and thank you to all who took part in the initiative either as a student researcher or mentor.  

20.30 Announcement of the SSRA Winners 2018

Presented by Dean of Medicine / Head of School, UCD School of Medicine

  • Alfred Myles Bursary
  • SSRA Poster Awards
  • SSRA Research Excellence Bronze Medal
  • SSRA Research Excellence Silver Medal
  • SSRA Research Excellence Gold Medal

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