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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.

Congratulations to the Senior Sophister Class of 2015


The Department of Microbiology congratulates the Senior Sophister Class of 2015 on its very creditable performance in this year's degree examinations including five First Class Honors and eighteen Upper Second Class Honors. This is a record achievement in the history of the Department. We wish them every future success in the  wide diversity of careers to which they are now headed.


New Online-Only Open Access Journal Microbial Genomics (mGen):
The Society for General Microbiology announced the launch of its new online-only open access journal Read More, 07/04/15

Microbiology Undergraduate Success, Trinity Student Scientific Review:
The Vice-Provost hosted a ceremony on March 11th to mark the publication of the Trinity Student Scientific Review Read More, 11/03/15

Festival of Research 2015:
The Festival of Research was held in the Moyne Institute for Preventive Medicine on Feb 26th. Read More, 26/02/15

Retirement Symposium in Honour of Professor Tim Foster:
Professor of Molecular Microbiology Timothy James Foster retired from College in September 2014 following a Trinity career that stretches back to his BA in the mid-1960s. Read More, 27/02/15

Lager Yeast Ancestors Were Full of Eastern Promise:
Lager Yeast Ancestors Were Full of Eastern Promise: Read More, 26 February 2015

Research Funding Successes:
Research Funding Successes in Microbiology: Read More, 2015

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Last updated 18 June 2015 by Microbiology (Email).