Final year chemistry students Ms Alicia Kevin, Double Honours Chemistry and Biology, and Ms Karolina Wojtczack, Single Honours Chemistry, have shared the Faculty of Science and Engineering Best Poster Prize at the Universities’ Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018
“Good Carbs” to combat antimicrobial resistance: This work has just been published in European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, a leading journal of this field.
Collaborative work between the laboratories of Dr Trinidad Velasco-Torrijos (Department of Chemistry) and Prof Kevin Kavanagh (Department of Biology) at Maynooth University has identified synthetic carbohydrate derivatives as potent inhibitors of the adhesion of opportunistic pathogen Candida albicans to buccal epithelial cells (BECs). Chemistry postgraduate student Ms Harlei Martin, first author on the publication, won Best Poster Prize presenting this work at Medicinal Chemistry Ireland Conference.
Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018
A new publication by Montagner and co-workers that represents a great example of collaboration between three Irish Institutes, MU, NUIG and DCU!
Date: Friday, 21 September 2018
Members of the chemistry department attend 75 yr anniversary of Erwin Schrodinger's "What is Life" lecture series
Members of the chemistry department heard an incredible line up of world leaders gathered in Dublin's National Concert Hall this week to celebrate the 75 yr anniversary of Erwin Schrodinger's "What is Life" lecture series at Trinity College Dublin in 1947.
Date: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
A recent work from Diego Montagner and co-workers on a novel Platinum based anticancer complex has been and selected as back cover article in Chemical Communications (2018, 54, 8324-8327).
Date: Friday, 10 August 2018
The 70th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium was held on 21-22nd June 2018 in Queens University Belfast.
Date: Monday, 25 June 2018
The Second Medicinal Chemistry Ireland Conference in Ireland will be held in the Dublin City University on June 29th, 2018.
Date: Thursday, 07 June 2018
Exciting new research published on compounds used in the battle against several illnesses including cancer, viral afflictions, obesity, and cystic fibrosis.
The Stephens group at the Department of Chemistry, Maynooth University have just published an elegant synthesis of pyrazolopyrimdinones in the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. The pyrazolopyrimidinone is of interest due its role as a basic core scaffold in many pharmaceutically relevant compounds and has found use in the battle against several illnesses including cancer, viral afflictions, obesity, and cystic fibrosis.
Date: Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Applications are invited for a PhD studentship, co-funded by Medimmune (https://www.medimmune.com/) and Maynooth University and based in the Soft Matter and Biophysical Chemistry group in the Department of Chemistry at Maynooth University (Maynooth Campus).
Date: Monday, 20 November 2017
Chemistry Student wins Faculty of Science and Engineering’s Best Poster at the Undergraduate Research Symposium.
4th Year student David Flood has been awarded the Faculty of Science and Engineering’s ‘Best Poster’ prize at the Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Date: Tuesday, 07 November 2017