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Biomedical Frontiers - Public Lecture Series 2016-2017

This series of public lectures will describe how biomedical research has increased our understanding of human health and disease. The lectures will be presented by researchers from the School of Biochemistry & Immunology who will highlight some of the research carried out in the School and will discuss recent advances in their field.

All lectures will take place at 6:30 pm in the Stanley Quek Theatre, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, 152-160 Pearse Street. All welcome; admission free. Directions



5 April

The Fountain of Youth: Autophagy and Ageing-Related Diseases

by Professor James Murray


15 February

Vaccines - benefits, risks, myths and the Trump effect

by Professor Kingston Mills


2 November

Is Mark Zuckerberg right? Can we cure all diseases?

by Professor Luke O’Neill


5 October

Genes and immune armour: why do some people ‘never get sick’?
by Professor Cliona O’Farrelly


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Last updated 15 May 2017 (Email).