Seventh Biology Research Day

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 16:15

The Seventh Biology Research Day was held on Tuesday 5th of June 2018.  

Postgrads, postdocs, research assistants and academic staff gave oral and poster presentations on their most recent research findings.

This year there were 18 oral presentations and 15 poster presentations.
Prizes were generously sponsored by Roche Diagnostics, and the following PhD students and postdocs were selected for awards:


Eoin O'Connor (Genome Evolution Lab)
‘Visualisation of MVX RNA in the mycelium of Agaricus bisporus by fluorescence in situ hybridisation’


Gerard Sheehan (Medical Mycology Lab) 
‘Cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide (LL-37) stimulates the growth of the pulmonary lung pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus’

Gwendoline Deslyper, (Applied Proteomics Lab)
‘Wormy People-Understanding the molecular mechanisms behind heavy ascaris infection’


Remi De Marchi (Plant Biochemistry Lab)


Dean Frawley (Fungal Genetics and Secondary Metabolism Lab)

Dearbhlaith Larkin (Applied Proteomics Lab)

Dr. Karen English is awarding Eoin O'Connor the prize for Best Oral Presentation.

Gwendoline Deslyper, runner up for best oral presentation.

Gerard Sheehan, Runner up for best oral presentation.

Jyotsna Pardeshi giving her oral presentation.

Dean Frawley, runner up for best poster presentation.

Poster viewing.
Roche Diagnostics