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Cell Communication Discovery Opens up new Possibilities for Cancer Research

24 February 2017 – New findings on how communication is coordinated between the inside and outside of a cell is set to open up new avenues for further research into treatments for cancer...

Neuroscience Ireland Conference 2017

The Galway Neuroscience Centre (GNC) are delighted to announce that they will be hosting the 10th Neuroscience Ireland Conference in August 2017. The conference will be held on Monday 28...

My Amazing Brain exhibition, Aula Maxima, 9.30am – 3.30pm on Tuesday 14th March 2017

As part of the international Brain Awareness Week, staff and students of NUI...

A clearer picture of the molecular control of blood cell formation.

A clearer picture of the molecular control of blood cell formation. Understanding how normal blood-cell formation is regulated is a prerequisite for unraveling the mechanisms by which...

2017 MSc Biotechnology Programme at NUI Galway achieves Programme of the Year Award in the Science category from GradIreland.

Congratulations to the MSc Biotechnology team: Drs Aoife Boyd, Mary Ní Fhlathartaigh and Aileen Gill to all the teaching staff of the programme. The NUI Galway MSc Biotechnology programme is the l...

Power of Penicillin: Scientists in Galway have discovered that penicillin can be used to make other antibiotics more effective at fighting MRSA.

New research shows that the virulence of MRSA can be weakened using old-fashioned penicillin, allowing the immune system a better chance to eradicate the infection. The new research is published t...

Lasker Award Winner visits NUI Galway

The Apoptosis Research Centre at NUI Galway hosted a highly successful visit from eminent cell biology researcher, Professor Kazutoshi Mori on 1st and 2nd November 2016. Professor Mori of Kyoto Unive...

Nobel Prize-winning research lays foundations for cancer research at Apoptosis Research Centre, NUI Galway

This week, the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced and, much to the delight of cancer researchers working in the same field at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUI Galway, it was...

New insights into potent cancer tumour suppressor gene

New insight into the function of a gene important in the suppression of cancer is published today. Researchers at the National University of Ireland Galway have shown that the TP53 gene has even great...

NUI Galway Researcher Wins Prestigious Pain Prize

Left to right: Ms Aoife Smith (Mundipharma, prize sponsors), Mr Conor Rothwell (Mundipharma, prize sponsors), Ms Andy Cochrane (Maynooth University; winner of the Clinical Research Medal, Ms Louise Co...