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>150 graduate students in our research and taught programmes. More

Research-led teaching to >450 undergraduate students annually.  More

Get to know our academic staff and their research

€30M Research Funding in last 5 years. More

Mission statement:

"To deliver teaching and research excellence in the biomolecular and biomedical sciences and foster discovery and learning through collaboration."


Prof. Geraldine Butler elected to membership of the Royal Irish AcademyProf. Geraldine Butler elected to membership of the Royal Irish Academy (03/06/2015)

Professor Butler's membership was formalised at the Academy's Admittance Day ceremony on May 29th, 2015. Election to membership of the Royal Irish Academy is a public recognition of academic excellence and is the highest academic honour in Ireland.

Protecting against problematic prionsProtecting against problematic prions (12/05/2015)

"While BSE no longer hits the headlines as frequently, prion diseases haven’t gone away," explains SBBS researcher Dr Hilary McMahon, who is developing a deeper understanding of these confounding proteins and how to stop them from causing problems. Interview with journalist Dr. Claire O' Connell, courtesy of UCD Science

EVENT Announcement: Pint of Science 2015EVENT Announcement: Pint of Science 2015 (28/04/2015)

Building on last year's highly successful events, Dublin pubs will host some fascinating free science talks. We are very proud of the SBBS students, alumni and staff involved in this innovative and fun venture


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