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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 animal 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.


Yeast is yeast? Not so when it comes to beer flavours -

Microbiologist Dr Ursula Bond at Trinity College Dublin says different strains of yeast contribute to the different kinds of beer. Read Irish Times article here. 25/9/14

SEMINAR PROGRAMME: Click here for Programme for 2014.


FOUR MICOBIOLOGISTS WIN HARRY SMITH VACATION STUDENTSHIPS: Four microbiologists from Trinity College Dublin have won Harry Smith Vacation Studentships to support undergraduate research projects in their labs - Read More


VERSATILITY IN GENETIC EXPRESSION AIDS RAPID MICROBIAL EVOLUTION: Microbiologists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered that an identical protein is used differently by two species of bacteria to help them cope with distinct types of environmental stress. - Read More


THIRD YEAR MICOBIOLOGY STUDENT, Jennifer Gray, Represents Ireland in Women's Cricket World Cup - Read More


"FESTIVAL OF RESEARCH 2014" hosted by the Senior Sophister & Microsoc Research Students on Friday, February 28th. Congratulations to Anne O'Donovan and Andrew Redmond who received "Best Posters". - Read More


More News

THIRD YEAR MICOBIOLOGY STUDENT, Jennifer Gray, Selected for Irish Cricket Ladies Team - Read More


The prestigious ‘Green Flag'  as part of An Taisce's Green-Campus programme, flies high outside the Moyne Institute - Read More

TCD Researchers Discover How the Bacterium Staphylococcus Aureus that plays a vital role in spread of MRSA Colonises the Human Nose - Read More

Serial Academic Inventor - Prof. Tim Foster, B.A., Ph.D.(BRIST.), S.F.T.C.D - is Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Director of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning in Microbiology. He is worldrenowned for his pioneering research on Staphylococcus aureus - Read More


Flu is Transmitted before symptoms appear, study suggests - Read More


Last updated 26 September 2014 by Microbiology (Email).