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Microbiology Publications in Trinity Student Scientific Review (TSSR)

22 March 2016

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 ).

Senior Sophister Kelly Murray published a review entitled "A thief's toolbox: bacterial strategies to acquire iron from the human host". This is Kelly's second TSSR publication; she published "Immunoglobulin binding proteins of Staphylococcus aureus " in 2015.

Kelly Murray

Junior Sophister Kevin Lyons published a review article entitled "Elongation, termination and anti-termination: the final stages of transcription in Escherichia coli ". Kevin won the 2016 Prize for Best Overall Essay. This is a remarkable achievement, won against stiff competition from across all disciplines in science. The Provost presented Kevin with his award.

Amy Worrall (TSSR Life Sciences Editor), Kevin Lyons (Best Overall Essay), Dr. Patrick Prendergast (Provost)

The School of Genetics and Microbiology is very proud of its published student essayists and wishes them every success in their forthcoming examinations.

See the Provost’s address at the launch of Trinity Student Scientific Review here.

Charles Dorman
Professor of Microbiology
Head, School of Genetics and Microbiology