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2021 News and Events 


A National SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Wastewater Surveillance Programme, that has been developed by a specialist team, with input from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC), HSE, HIU, the National Virus Reference Laboratory (NVRL), UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, and Irish Water, will begin in early May. Launch of National SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Wastewater Surveillance Programme in Ireland

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' ENGAGE 2021 Grand Final

The school is 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. Prof Geraldine Butler elected as Fellow to American Academy of Microbiology

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. Inaugural Shane Kenny Memorial Biotechnology Lecture

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

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

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