Overcoming resistance of RAS-mutant cells to RAF inhibitors by combining structurally different inhibitors can open new strides in targeted therapy.
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018
Investigating the interplay of Epigenetics and Cancer Signalling in acquired Drug Resistance in Melanoma
Wednesday, 15 August, 2018
MSCA TOPMed10 fellowship - Research by Dr. Ariane Watson
Tuesday, 17 July, 2018
Recently published research from Bond group in collaboration with Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
SBI in collaboration with the Irish Skin Foundation hosted the first Melanoma Awareness event in UCD.
Wednesday, 20 June, 2018
Professor Boris Kholodenko elected to Royal Irish Academy.
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
Minister Bruton announces expansion of Amgen Biotech Experience
Wednesday, 25 April, 2018
SBI scoop up the prestigious 'Research Laboratory of the Year' at the Irish Lab Awards 2018.
Leukaemia researcher Jonathan Bond joins SBI as UCD 'Brendan Mc Gonnell' Professor of Paediatric Molecular Haemato-Oncology
Thursday, 05 April, 2018
UCD's new 'Brendan Mc Gonnell' Professorship of Paediatric Molecular Haemato-Oncology has been appointed to clinician-scientist Jonathan Bond to work on childhood cancers in SBI
SBI researchers present their new research at Irish Association of Cancer Research (IACR) conference 2018
Tuesday, 03 April, 2018
The 54th Irish Association of Cancer Research (IACR) conference, held in Dublin in February 2018, was attended by SBI researchers presenting their latest work.
Friday, 30 March, 2018
SBI researchers lend their modelling and wet lab expertise to a new collaboration of 14 partners across Europe targeting colorectal cancer, called "COLOSSUS".
Wednesday, 07 February, 2018
President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, honoured the recipients of the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin recently
Friday, 05 January, 2018
Prof. Walter Kolch talks to eCancer at the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine Congress 2017 in Belfast.
Tuesday, 05 December, 2017
The Third UCD Breast Health Day had volunteers on hand to spread awareness about breast cancer and how simple lifestyle changes can make a positive difference..
Monday, 06 November, 2017
Recently published research from Ryan group in collaboration with the Institute of Cancer Research, London
Thursday, 14 September, 2017
International genomics meeting hosted in UCD by Systems Biology Ireland and European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Thursday, 01 June, 2017
Join us on 8th June 2017 in UCD to hear new leaders in personalised medicine discuss their cutting edge research
Friday, 26 May, 2017
Awards for Collaboration Achievement and Education Lab of the Year at the Irish Laboratory Awards and Best Education Outreach at the Education Awards
Thursday, 11 May, 2017
Joint SBI and Dublin City University programme gives students hands-on experience in working with DNA and molecular biology techniques.
Tuesday, 09 May, 2017
New research published by the Santra Group in PLoS One
Friday, 28 April, 2017
SBI's Dirk Fey on why scientists across the world made their voices heard and marched for science
Thursday, 21 January, 2016
SBI's Dirk Fey looks at the challenges of the newly-announced US cancer initiative
Thursday, 13 April, 2017
UCD welcomes patients, advocacy groups and charities for third workshop
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Dr Ariane Watson and Dr Oleksii Rukhlenko awarded prestigious fellowships
Sunday, 19 March, 2017
SBI team from the Amgen Biotech Experience lead science experiments for children at annual festival in Dublin
Wednesday, 25 November, 2015
What if the order you performed addition in mattered and the sum "2 + 3 + 4" gave you a different answer to the sum "4 + 3 + 2"? Researchers at UCD have recently found that order matters a surprising amount for sequence alignment, an important part of modern genetic analyses.
Monday, 27 February, 2017
Melinda Halasz wins best oral presentation prize at annual all island event.
Monday, 05 December, 2016
New publication in Science Signalling reconstructs a predictive model using partial knowledge and experimentally observed behaviour of the pathway components.
Monday, 21 November, 2016
Cohort of junior group leaders from across UCD biomedical sciences join three-day workshop to develop and hone leadership skills.
Thursday, 15 September, 2016
Honoured in recognition of seminal research and technological impact in areas including genomics, proteomics, systems biology and systems medicine
Monday, 30 May, 2016
In recognition of his outstanding achievements in science, Professor Walter Kolch, Director of SBI, has been elected to the ranks of the Royal Irish Academy.
Monday, 23 May, 2016
New research from SBI's and collaborators at the Institute of Cancer Research in London using genetic screening to identify genes that different cancer cell lines depend upon for survival.
Thursday, 19 May, 2016
New Irish ELIXIR node will see Ireland join 19 other national members of European infrastructure for life science information.
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016
The American Physiological Society has announced that Prof. Cormac Taylor to be presented with the 2017 Takeda Distinguished Research Award by the Society’s Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology Section.
Friday, 11 March, 2016
New research elucidates role of hydroxylases in regulating signalling pathway
Thursday, 07 January, 2016
New research just published by a team led by scientists from SBI has shown for the first time a computationally derived cancer biomarker outperforming classical biomarkers.
Thursday, 10 December, 2015
New research from SBI and collaborators in Basel and Seoul has found that cell fate can be determined by pulsed application of EGF hormone.
Tuesday, 10 November, 2015
National Final educated, entertained and informed a sell-out audience in the Sugar Club in Dublin
Tuesday, 03 November, 2015
First step in potential participation in Europe’s biological information research infrastructure
Tuesday, 06 October, 2015
UCD is hosting a series of breast cancer talks, lab tours and exercise classes on 15 October to mark Breast Health Day 2015
Wednesday, 30 September, 2015
New Amgen Biotech Experience teacher training courses announced
Thursday, 17 September, 2015
Joint award with Alison Reynolds announced by UCD VP for Research, Innovation and Impact Prof. Orla Feely
SBI’s Amgen Biotech Experience programme announced as part of €600,000 investment in science education in Ireland
Tuesday, 25 August, 2015
A science education initiative led by Systems Biology Ireland in partnership with the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute in Dublin City University has been announced by leading biotechnology company Amgen and its philanthropic arm, the Amgen Foundation.
Monday, 27 July, 2015
New publication produced by SBI, funded through the EU FP7 Infrastructure for Systems Biology Europe project
Wednesday, 15 July, 2015
SBI PhD students Elena Nikonova and Alba Tourino travelled in June to the Stockholm archipelago for a new systems medicine training initiative developed through the Coordinating Action Systems Medicine programme.
Thursday, 09 July, 2015
The ISMB ECCB 2015, chaired by SBI's Des Higgins, at the Dublin Convention Centre 10-14 July 2015
Wednesday, 29 April, 2015
5 year project will focus on developing personalised treatment to overcome drug resistance
Sunday, 14 June, 2015
UCD hosts 3rd International Workshop and welcomes plenary speakers from Universities of Oxford and Washington
Thursday, 21 May, 2015
Event that brings researchers to meet the general public packs out pubs in Dublin, Galway and Limerick
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
In this short video, Systems Biology Ireland PhD researcher Benedikt Minke explains what antibiotic resistance is and how systems biology can help to address the issue.
Friday, 01 November, 2013
In a fascinating and honest talk last week for The Art Of The Start, Kieran Daly gave us a glimpse of his incredibly interesting career journey.
Friday, 22 November, 2013
In this latest installment of “The Art Of The Start”, Darren Cunningham, CEO of Inflection Biosciences, joined us to share details of the trials and tribulations that he and his team have encountered to date in their start-up journey.
Saturday, 02 November, 2013
The latest installment of The Art Of The Start (TAOTS) featured our local hero and Clearpreso.com founder Ed Fidgeon-Kavanagh. The newly reconfigured AOTS brings together an audience comprised of SBI researchers, Conway staff, MSc students in Biotechnology & Business courses and our friends from the real world (a.k.a the general public) for discussion about enterprise, selling, marketing, science and professional development.
Thursday, 05 December, 2013
SBI's new state of the art facility opened by Minister Sean Sherlock and UCD President Hugh Brady.
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
Researchers in UCD Conway Institute and Systems Biology Ireland have identified a way that a new class of anti-inflammatory drugs may be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Saturday, 02 November, 2013
It turns out quite a lot, last month Dave O’ Flanagan, CEO and co-founder of Boxever came to the Conway share some of the experiences that he and his team have had during their start-up journey
Monday, 27 January, 2014
SBI Principal Investigators launch Ireland's first Centre for Stem-Cell Manufacture in NUI Galway
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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, 01 May, 2014
Masters student teams from UCD compete against each other to recieve investment funding from venture capitalists for their fledging companies
Tuesday, 17 June, 2014
Findings published in PLoS One will help scientists choose the best strategy to prepare data for statistical analysis
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.
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
Monday, 23 June, 2014
New research shows opposing biological functions are regulated by the same elements within a protein signalling network
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.
Wednesday, 09 July, 2014
Alex's award announced as part of €23m investment in Ireland’s most promising young research talent.
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.
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
Thursday, 21 August, 2014
Two leading UCD cancer specialists discuss the progress made in the last 20 years and what lies ahead.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, 23 October, 2014
Audience treated to an evening of informative and entertaining talks at the fifth annual National Thesis in 3 Final.
Wednesday, 22 October, 2014
Alliance to enhance cooperation between the two research institutions
Friday, 31 October, 2014
Nature have announced the top 100 most cited papers of all time, and papers authored by Des Higgins feature twice.
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.
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.
Friday, 14 November, 2014
SBI staff join in the Run in the Dark Dublin event in aid of the Mark Pollock Trust
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.
Monday, 01 December, 2014
Hirsute SBI researchers raise funds for prostate cancer charities.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
PRIMES and ASSET consortia meet in Vienna for mid term reviews and annual meetings.
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.
Saturday, 24 January, 2015
SBI Director Walter Kolch explains how this new development in medicine is underpinned by systems biology and describes its potential impact on healthcare.
Wednesday, 04 February, 2015
Leading cancer researchers from SBI and UCD Conway Institute discuss their research
Wednesday, 04 February, 2015
Infographic showing how SBI is tackling cancer
Wednesday, 04 February, 2015
Researchers from SBI, UCD Conway Institute and BREAST-PREDICT got together for a coffee to mark WCD2015
Monday, 02 March, 2015
SBI's Susan Kennedy and friends are raising awareness of Prader Willi Syndrome through annual run.
Wednesday, 04 March, 2015
How can advances in systems biology be applied to medicine? A clinician and systems biologist discuss
Thursday, 15 January, 2015
Hands on experiments for children at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition attract over 550 visitors.
New SBI research on breast cancer’s underlying molecular mechanisms, and more from our latest publications
Thursday, 19 March, 2015
SBI researchers and collaborators explore signalling and metabolic pathways that trigger phenotypic changes in breast cancer cells in response to external cues.
Thursday, 26 March, 2015
SBI's Dirk Fey introduces OncoNamics, a project developed through the NDRC/UCD FutureHealth pre-accelerator programme.
Monday, 27 April, 2015
Masters students pitch biotech business ideas to panel of experts to mark end of MSc programme.
Tuesday, 19 May, 2015
Former SBI researcher Maria Luisa Guerriero discusses how an SFI Industry Fellowship has led to a career in the pharmaceutical industry.