Genetic engineering: “Ten years ago if you said such a technology would be widespread, people would have laughed.”

Earlier this month, readers of The Irish Times voted gene editing as the innovation of the last decade, beating competition such as the cloud, smartph(...)

Prof Jan Rosier: “Pharmaceutical companies do not only have a responsibility to their shareholders, they have a responsibility to patients as well.”

A very interesting public lecture will take place on Thursday, November 5th, 2015 in the UDC Smurfit School. Organised by Jan Rosier, Professor of the(...)

Ireland is on its way to meeting its renewable electricity target. However, chances of reaching the goal for transport and heat are not looking so good. Photographs: David O’Brien, Thinkstock

Many bioenergy researchers around Ireland have had to become policy experts as they attempt to navigate the complex world of regulation and legisla(...)

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School will host a lecture series on the business of biotechnology on October 14th

On October 14th, the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School will play host to the Laurence Crowley lecture series on the business of biotechnolo(...)

David O’Connell: It’s a “radical new way of purifying protein”.
New innovator: BlackLabBio

BlackLabBio is a new spin-out company from University College Dublin headed by David O’Connell of the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science. O(...)