Maynooth University researchers make breakthrough that could help cancer patients
Researchers at Maynooth University discover how to shut down fungus that severely affects cancer patients
Date: Monday, 25 August 2014
Maynooth University Biology postgraduate student to represent Ireland in Young Microbiologist Award Competition.
Mr. Fred McMahon, a third year postgraduate student in the Department of Biology, will represent Ireland in the final of the Young Microbiologist of the Year Award competition organised by the Society for General Microbiology in London in September. Fred won the Irish semi-final in September 2013 for a talk on his project entitled, “Analysis of the role of Bacillus protein in the induction of corneal damage in ocular rosacea”.
Date: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Maynooth University Researchers Receive Science Foundation Ireland Funding
Minister announces funding to Ireland's most promising young scientific talent
Date: Wednesday, 09 July 2014
Maynooth University researchers make fungal growth discovery
Researchers at Maynooth University have made a significant breakthrough in the area of fungal development.
Date: Friday, 30 May 2014
€47m Research Funding Boost for Ireland
Maynooth University Scientists part of €47m Research Funding Boost for Ireland
Date: Wednesday, 30 April 2014
International Research Award to an Outstanding Maynooth University Biology PhD Student
Mr Stephen Dolan BSc, a second year PhD student in the Department of Biology, Maynooth University was awarded a best poster prize at the International Asperfest Meeting which was held in Seville, Spain on 21-22 March 2014. This meeting was attended by over 200 fungal genetics researchers from throughout Europe, North America and beyond, and the winning poster addressed the topic “Exploring the Enzymatic Mechanism and Biological Function of Gliotoxin S-methylation in Aspergillus fumigatus”. The prize, a monetary award, was won in the face of top class competition from over 100 PhD students from around the world.
Date: Tuesday, 01 April 2014
New research shows early life experience triggers parasitic worms to fight to the death
Breakthrough in the study of the fundamental behaviour of animals has ramifications for the development of new pest controls as an alternative to chemical insecticides
Date: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
New Biological Controls for Agriculture and Forestry
Maynooth University has announced its participation in an exciting new EU project ‘BIOCOMES’, developing new biological pesticides designed to assist farmers and foresters in combating wide spread agricultural and forestry diseases.
Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Vaccine Development for Whooping Cough
Maynooth University team plays key role in vaccine development for whooping cough.
Date: Friday, 24 January 2014
New treatments for childhood diabetes
New treatments for childhood diabetes.
Date: Friday, 17 January 2014