Research Updates August 2021

Aug 31 2021 Posted: 15:18 IST
  • Dr. Cian O'Brien is leaving us to take up a lecturer position at Cardiff University

  • James Hayes completed his internship in Cathal Seoighe's group.

  • Işık Gurhan joined Cathal Seoighe's group as an Erasmus visiting researcher

  • Ian Craig has joined as a part-time PhD student with Michael McGettrick

  • Pouyan Nejadi and John Newell have secured funding from the IRC Employment-Based Postgraduate Programme (2 years funding)

  • John Newell and Carl Scarrott are leading the analysis of the UniCov trial and have secured SFI Postdoctoral funding (6 months)

  • The EPA has published the Aaron Golden's Research Report: GRACE Monitoring of Groundwater over Ireland – A Feasibility Study. Using satellite measurements to determine groundwater variations across Ireland (video here)

  • Kherreh, N., Cleary, S. & Seoighe, C. No evidence that HLA genotype influences the driver mutations that occur in cancer patients. Cancer Immunol Immunother (2021).
  • e Silva, M.B., Narloch, P.H., Dorn, M. and Broin, P.Ó., 2021, June. Optimisation of Cancer Status Prediction Pipelines using Bio-Inspired Computing. In 2021 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC) (pp. 442-449). IEEE.
  • Pedlar CR, Newell J, Scarrott C, Simpkin A, et al. Medical encounters at community-based physical activity events (parkrun) in the UK British Journal of Sports Medicine doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2021-104256
  • de Paula Oliveira, Newell J. et al. Modelling menstrual cycle length in athletes using state-space models. Sci Rep 11, 16972 (2021).
  • Pierre Murchan, Cathal Ó’Brien, Shane O’Connell, Ciara S. McNevin, Anne-Marie Baird, Orla Sheils, Pilib Ó Broin, and Stephen P. Finn: Deep Learning of Histopathological Features for the Prediction of Tumour Molecular Genetics. Diagnostics. 2021; 11(8):1406.
  • Heenan-Daly, D., Coughlan, S., Dillane, E., & Doyle Prestwich, B. (2021). Volatile Compounds From Bacillus, Serratia, and Pseudomonas Promote Growth and Alter the Transcriptional Landscape of Solanum tuberosum in a Passively Ventilated Growth System. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12.
  • Ian Walsh, Dmytro Fishman, Dario Garcia-Gasulla, Tiina Titma, Gianluca Pollastri, ELIXIR Machine Learning Focus Group, Jennifer Harrow, Fotis E. Psomopoulos & Silvio C. E. Tosatto
    DOME: recommendations for supervised machine learning validation in biology. Nature Methods (2021)


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