News and Events


ENGAGE 2021 Grand Final - Winner Lisa McDonnell

Congratulations to Lisa McDonnell, winner of the ENGAGE 2021 Trophy for her research presentation 'The Electrician who gets on your Nerves: Developing a new therapy for Multiple Sclerosis'.

Professor Geraldine Butler elected Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

We are delighted to share the news of our colleague Prof Geraldine Butler's election in February 2021 to the Fellowship of the American Academy of Microbiology

Inaugural Shane Kenny Memorial Biotechnology Lecture

The school, in conjunction with BiOrbic, is pleased to announce the inaugural Shane Kenny Memorial Lecture with Prof Lars Blank,  Professor of Applied Microbiology at RWTH Aachen University.

UCD-led consortium secures EU funding to investigate disrupted signalling across a range of diseases

The CRYSTAL3 consortium includes 10 partners (5 academic and 5 industry) located in 7 countries and will be led by Conway Fellow, Professor Breandán Kennedy.

SARS-CoV-2 water surveillance project

The SARS-CoV-2 surveillance of sewage and water bodies project was launched in June 2020. Regular updates from Professor Wim Meijer's Lab.