Maynooth University research paves way for new class of antibiotics
Researchers at Maynooth University have discovered a compound whose anti-MRSA qualities pave the way for the development of a new class of antibiotics.
Date: Monday, 30 November 2015
Professor James McInerney leaving Maynooth University Department of Biology
Professor James McInerey is leaving MU to take up the Chair in Evolutionary Biology at the University of Manchester.
Date: Friday, 11 September 2015
Scientists discover evolutionary jumps in early planet life
There were several evolutionary jumps in the early history of life on the planet driven by gene swapping, a team of researchers from Maynooth University along with scientists from Germany and New Zealand have concluded.
Date: Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Biology Research Day 2015
The 4th Biology Research Day was held on the 12th 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: Monday, 22 June 2015
New research brings hope for diagnosis and treatment of muscular dystrophy
New research conducted by Maynooth University, the University of Bonn, and Dublin City University has identified a previously undiscovered relationship between proteins that could have an “immediate impact” on the diagnosis and treatment of muscular dystrophy.
Date: Thursday, 26 March 2015
Celebrating International Women’s Day
An Tánaiste joins leading female voices from industry, academia and international development to call for greater equality.
Date: Friday, 06 March 2015
Maynooth University discovery in the fight against diabetes
‘Pellino3’ identified as a protective protein against obesity-induced insulin resistance
Date: Friday, 19 December 2014
Maynooth researcher awarded SFI and Pfizer Inc funding
Professor Paul Moynagh, Maynooth University awarded funding to research uncontrolled inflammation causes diseases like Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Date: Thursday, 18 December 2014
Maynooth University research team involved in genetic breakthrough on evolution
A team of Maynooth University researchers proposes that evolution occurred by sudden leaps and bounds, with whole genes for new traits changing hands, not just point mutations.
Date: Friday, 17 October 2014
Maynooth Academics receive Teaching Hero Awards
Dr Kevin Kavanagh, Maynooth University Department of Biology and Dr Frank Mulligan, Maynooth University Department of Experimental Physics have received Teaching Hero awards in a new scheme aimed at recognising excellence in teaching at third-level.
Date: Wednesday, 01 October 2014