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Welcome to the Department of Microbiology

The Department of Microbiology strives to enhance the vision of its benefactor Grania Guinness of an academic institute committed to exploration of the interactions between microbial pathogens and their hosts and to advancement of knowledge likely to impact positively on the development of vaccines, diagnostic tools and novel preventive and therapeutic treatments to combat and control infectious and communicable diseases affecting mankind and domestic animals worldwide.

NEWS

Microbiology Publications in Trinity Student Scientific Review (TSSR)

Congratulations to Microbiology Sophister students Kelly Murray and Kevin Lyons on the publication of articles in the peer-reviewed undergraduate science journal Trinity Student Scientific Review (TSSR). Read More


Kelly Murray & Kevin Lyons

Secondary School Poster Competition

Nineteen pupils currently in the transition year in local secondary schools participated in a poster competition hosted by the Microbiology Department TCD and the Trinity Access Programme. The students first attended a workshop led by Dr Ronan Smith from TAP at which they were given guidance in performing research and presenting their findings in a poster. The students were then asked to research and present on a topic of their choice concerning antibiotics. Read More

LATEST NEWS:

Microbiology Publications in Trinity Student Scientific Review (TSSR)
Congratulations to Microbiology Sophister students Kelly Murray and Kevin Lyons on the publication of articles in the peer-reviewed undergraduate science journal Trinity Student Scientific Review (TSSR). Read More 22/03/16

Secondary School Poster Competition
Nineteen pupils currently in the transition year in local secondary schools participated in a poster competition hosted by the Microbiology Department TCD and the Trinity Access Programme. Read More 02/03/16

Department of Microbiology hosts DAPI Symposium 
The sixth annual symposium of the Dublin Academy of Pathogenomics and Infection Biology (DAPI) was hosted by the Department of Microbiology on Friday, 15th January at the Moyne Institute. Read More 15/01/16

Forces holding bacteria togeher in staphylococcal biofilm
A collaboration between Assistant Professor Joan Geoghegan, Professor Tim Foster (both at the Department of Microbiology) and Professor Yves Dufrêne at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium has resulted in the publication of several papers including one most recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA . Read More 6/01/16

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Last updated 12 April 2016 by Microbiology (Email).