Novel genes which enhance plant resistance and immunity to economically devastating diseases- University College Dublin and Teagasc Agriculture and Food Development Authority- October 2018 front page preview

Novel genes which enhance plant resistance and immunity to economically devastating diseases- University College Dublin and Teagasc Agriculture and Food Development Authority- October 2018

Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) is a devastating fungal disease in plants, in particular in cereals such as wheat, barley and oats. FHB has major implications for wheat and barley supply chains in countries such as the United...

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Magnetically Triggered Adhesives- Trinity College Dublin - October 2018 front page preview

Magnetically Triggered Adhesives- Trinity College Dublin - October 2018

Adhesive formulations modified with an internal catalyst prevents the polymerisation of the adhesive until activated or “triggered” by a magnetic field, promoting quick polymerisation. The researcher has developed magnet...

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Predicting Prognosis in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)- Trinity College Dubin- October 2018  front page preview

Predicting Prognosis in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)- Trinity College Dubin- October 2018

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is a chronic fibrotic lung disorder which is highly unpredictable in its course of progression. Despite therapeutic advances, IPF is a fatal disease with a poor survival rate of 2-3 years. T...

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MIFi- Trinity College Dublin- October 2018 front page preview

MIFi- Trinity College Dublin- October 2018

The cytokine MIF is a key regulator of innate and adaptive immunity and is a central orchestrator in the immuno-pathogenesis of many diverse diseases. Enhanced MIF is associated with earlier tumour spread and more aggres...

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Anhydrides as nucleophiles in a catalytic asymmetric enantio-pure reaction- Trinity College Dublin- October 2018 front page preview

Anhydrides as nucleophiles in a catalytic asymmetric enantio-pure reaction- Trinity College Dublin- October 2018

Exciting opportunity to produce an extensive range of enantio-pure chiral anhydrides using an organo –catalyst. The process allows a one-pot synthesis of highly pharmacologically active materials in enantio-pure form for...

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