2014 Blog Archive
Thursday, 18 December, 2014
Round up of our latest publications, including a feature on a collaboration between researchers at UCD Conway Institute and SBI to use nanoparticles to target tumour cells.
Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
PRIMES and ASSET consortia meet in Vienna for mid term reviews and annual meetings.
Tuesday, 09 December, 2014
SBI and UCD are partnering with the NDRC, one of Europe’s leading accelerator programmes, to launch new pre-accelerator created to focus exclusively on the support of early stage healthtech ventures.
Friday, 05 December, 2014
Wet Lab Manager Amaya Garcia-Muñoz named Laboratory Staff Member of the Year while Alex von Kriegsheim and Lan Nguyen shortlisted for further awards.
Wednesday, 03 December, 2014
SBI team met with leading innovators at event jointly hosted by Enterprise Ireland, the IDA and SFI at Dublin's Convention Centre.
Monday, 01 December, 2014
Hirsute SBI researchers raise funds for prostate cancer charities.
Tuesday, 18 November, 2014
SBI’s Carolanne Doherty visits the Plurabelle Paddlers, Ireland’s first dragon boat racing team whose members all have one thing in common: they are survivors of breast cancer.
Friday, 14 November, 2014
SBI staff join in the Run in the Dark Dublin event in aid of the Mark Pollock Trust
Tuesday, 28 October, 2014
A behind the scenes look at everyday life in Systems Biology Ireland, an institute where laboratory-based researchers and computational modellers work together to understand the mechanisms of disease and identify new therapeutic targets.
SBI principal investigator Prof. Cormac Taylor receives prestigious Nature accolade for inspiring science students
Tuesday, 04 November, 2014
2014 Nature Award for Mentoring in Science presented at Science Foundation Ireland’s 2014 Summit.
Friday, 31 October, 2014
Nature have announced the top 100 most cited papers of all time, and papers authored by Des Higgins feature twice.
Wednesday, 22 October, 2014
Alliance to enhance cooperation between the two research institutions
Thursday, 23 October, 2014
Audience treated to an evening of informative and entertaining talks at the fifth annual National Thesis in 3 Final.
Wednesday, 08 October, 2014
New research from SBI published in Nature Cell Biology shows opposing biological functions are regulated by the same elements within a protein signalling network.
How protein protection mechanisms aid breast cancer cell migration and other stories from our latest publications
Monday, 06 October, 2014
Read about SBI research on the mechanisms that affect cancer therapy efficacy as well as a round up of our recent publications.
Tuesday, 26 August, 2014
11 strong group of SBI staff, including centre management, PhD students, postdocs and group leaders, undertake the Ice Bucket Challenge for Project MinE.
Thursday, 21 August, 2014
Two leading UCD cancer specialists discuss the progress made in the last 20 years and what lies ahead.
Monday, 04 August, 2014
SBI Director Walter Kolch discusses what the UK's 100,000 Genome Project will mean for Irish healthcare, cancer research and personalised medicine
UK charity awards Alex von Kriegsheim £200,000 to study role of small protein in the development of breast cancer
Thursday, 31 July, 2014
Project to explore role of small protein in the metastasis of breast cancer.
Wednesday, 09 July, 2014
Alex's award announced as part of €23m investment in Ireland’s most promising young research talent.
Tuesday, 01 July, 2014
Prof. Higgins is one of only eleven researchers based at Irish universities to feature on the list which is a compilation of highly cited influential names in science.
Monday, 23 June, 2014
New research shows opposing biological functions are regulated by the same elements within a protein signalling network
Thursday, 19 June, 2014
'Sharing knowledge and exchanging experiences is key to successful research', said Prof Iain Mattaj, EMBL Director-General as he launched the SBI-EMBL joint meeting
Tuesday, 17 June, 2014
Colm J. Ryan has been awarded a Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship worth €300,000 over four years to work in Systems Biology Ireland on synthetic lethality treatments in cancer therapeutics.
Tuesday, 17 June, 2014
Findings published in PLoS One will help scientists choose the best strategy to prepare data for statistical analysis
Thursday, 01 May, 2014
Masters student teams from UCD compete against each other to recieve investment funding from venture capitalists for their fledging companies
Wednesday, 05 February, 2014
In this latest installment of “The Art Of The Start”, Prof. John Boland, former Director of CRANN, joined us to share his insights in to how to upscale your institute and tailoring an approach to suit industrial needs.
Thursday, 13 February, 2014
Bill Liao on his recent visit to SBI drew comparisons between the early years of computers and the current convergence of biology and technology.
Friday, 28 February, 2014
On Wednesday the 26th of February, The Art of the Start was delighted to welcome, Dr Helen McBreen who is the Commercial Development Leader at NDRC.
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014
ESGI are week-long problem-solving workshops which provide a unique opportunity for interaction between mathematicians, scientists and industry. They bring together leading mathematicians from a wide range of backgrounds to work intensively on real-world problems.
Thursday, 15 May, 2014
We are hosting a 1 day meeting on genomics and systems biology in UCD on June 16th 2014, followed by a reception afterwards in the Conway Institute.
Wednesday, 05 March, 2014
On Wednesday the 19th of February, Professor Jan Rosier gave a comprehensive yet succinct overview of five key theories of management that every founder of a life science and healthcare venture should know.
Friday, 31 January, 2014
Looking for an interesting place to work? SBI is a vibrant community of researchers from disciplines as different as mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics and computation.
Monday, 27 January, 2014
SBI Principal Investigators launch Ireland's first Centre for Stem-Cell Manufacture in NUI Galway