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.
Festival of Research 2015:
The Festival of Research was held in the Moyne Institute for Preventive Medicine on Feb 26th. The Senior Sophister students presented the results of their research projects to staff and students at the poster session which was also attended by the parents and friends of the Senior Sophister class, Read more
Open Day Microbiology Department
The Microbiology Department will host an Open Day for Senior Freshmen students who are considering a degree in Microbiology. The event will take place on Friday, March 6th at 3pm in the Moyne Institute. Staff will provide a brief overview of the Junior and Sophister years and students will have an opportunity to meet current Microbiology students and the academic staff.
Join us for tea and biscuits!
RETIREMENT SYMPOSIUM IN HONOUR OF PROF. TIM FOSTER Read more
LAGER YEAST ANCESTORS WERE FULL OF EASTERN PROMISE - Read more
RESEARCH FUNDING SUCCESSES IN MICROBIOLOGY - Read More
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 2015.
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