Research Updates July 2021

Jul 27 2021 Posted: 13:36 IST
  • The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics Summer Internship Programme has been running for the past six weeks, thanks to funding from the School and the College of Science & Engineering. Thanks again to all the supervisors and students. To hear about all of the excellent work which has been done, there will be a series of short presentations on this Friday July 30th from 12-13.30 and everyone is welcome to join:
    • 12.00 - 12.15 Anton Sohn + Michael McGloin (Dr. Rachel Quinlan)
      12.15 - 12.30 David Flanagan (Dr. Aaron Golden)
      12.30 - 12.45 Jordan McCarney (Dr. Mark Howard)
      12.45 - 13.00 Lijun Zho (Dr. Ronan Egan)
      13.00 - 13.15 Maeve Dunne (Dr. Davood Roshan)
      13.15 - 13.30 Sean Tobin (Dr. Giuseppe Zurlo)
    • Zoom link to attend:
  • Professor Cathal Seoige wrote a blog post on the future of genomics in Ireland
  • Dr Mark Howard's PhD student Billy Ray has (belatedly) been awarded an IRC postgrad award to cover years 2-4 of his PhD.
  • PhD student Beatrice Charamba gave two talks at prestigious international conferences last week; these were meant to be delivered in Bilbao and Lyon but instead given online from the warmer climes of Galway!
  • Two CRT students in Dr Pilib Ó Broin's group have secured additional funding of >€20k for their projects through the Data Generation Fund. 
    • Barry's project is on: 'Elucidating the regulatory role of non-coding RNAs in enzalutamide resistant prostate cancer'. 
    • Pierre's project (co-supervised with Prof. Stephen Finn in TCD) is on 'circRNA expression as a biomarker in upper GI cancer.'
  • Dr Andrew Simpkin attended a Ryan Institute meeting with Dr Jared Gerlach from the research office and he shared these slides on funding opportunities, which may be of interest.
  • J.-P. Remeniera, M. Bulot, J.-L. Gennisson, F. Patat, M. Destrade, G. Bacle. Acousto-elasticity of transversely isotropic incompressible soft tissues: Characterization of skeletal striated muscle. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 66 (2021) 145009. pdf
  • Zhu, Y., Simpkin, A.J., Suderman, M.J., Lussier, A.A., Walton, E., Dunn, E.C. and Smith, A.D., 2021. A Structured Approach to Evaluating Life-Course Hypotheses: Moving Beyond Analyses of Exposed Versus Unexposed in the-Omics Context. American Journal of Epidemiology, 190(6), pp.1101-1112.
  • McKay, B.A., Delaney, J.A., Simpkin, A., Larkin, T., Murray, A., Pedlar, C., Lewis, N.A. and Sampson, J.A., 2021. The Association Between Alterations in Redox Homeostasis, Cortisol, and Commonly Used Objective and Subjective Markers of Fatigue in American Collegiate Football. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 1(aop), pp.1-7. link


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