Scientists have discovered that specific cells from the immune system are key players in brain repair – a fundamental breakthrough that could revolutionise the treatment of debilitating neurological disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Date: Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Our immune system may have as much as a 30% role in controlling bodyweight, according to new research presented at Maynooth University today.
Date: Thursday, 17 November 2016
Bhí an ghrian ag taitneamh nuair a cuireadh tús le Bronnadh na gCéimeanna don Fhómhar in Ollscoil Mhá Nuad. Bronnadh réimse céimeanna ag leibhéal fochéime agus ag leibhéal iarchéime ar níos mó ná 1,110 mac léinn, lena n-áirítear seacht gcéimí PhD is fiche.
Date: Wednesday, 02 November 2016
Scientists have discovered a new defence system against oxidative stress in the opportunistic fungal pathogen, Aspergillus fumigatus, a particularly nasty organism which annually infects hundreds of thousands of people world-wide.
Date: Monday, 17 October 2016
Scientists working out of Maynooth University, Trinity College Dublin, and Queen Mary University of London have unearthed a potential new preventative option to combat Ascaris roundworm infection.
Date: Thursday, 04 August 2016
Bronnadh scoláireachtaí inniu ar mhic léinn iarchéime agus ar bhaill de dhámha a ghlacfaidh páirt sa Chlár Fulbright, an clár malairte Meiriceánach is mó ar domhain agus clár a bhfuil ardmheas air. Gach bliain, bronnann an clár deontais ar mhic léinn iarchéime, ar scoláirí agus ar ghairmithe in Éirinn agus san Aontas Eorpach le dul i mbun staidéir, taighde nó teagaisc sna Stáit Aontaithe.
Date: Friday, 17 June 2016
The fifth Biology Research Day was held on the 13th of June and provided an opportunity for PhD and MSc students, postdocs and academic staff to present and discuss their research, and to get an overview of the current research activities in the department.
Date: Tuesday, 14 June 2016
A ground-breaking new technique discovered by researchers at Maynooth University and Trinity College Dublin will for the first time allow scientists to analyse critical molecules at the heart of drug development without the use of radioactivity.
Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Ms Nicola Moloney BSc, a 3rd year PhD student in the Department of Biology, Maynooth University was awarded the prestigious Best Oral Presentation Prize at the Irish Fungal Society Meeting which was held in Malahide, Co. Dublin from 20-22 March 2016.
Date: Wednesday, 30 March 2016
The Department of Biology hosted a reception on Tuesday 12 January 2016 to mark the departure of Dr. Gary Jones from Maynooth University.
Date: Tuesday, 26 January 2016