Professor Ursular Fearon in her lab. Photo by Trevor Butterworth

New Research

The Eureka Chain

Subtle changes in the membrane of a bacterial cell could help it evade the immune system; a new paper from TBSI researchers in Nature Communications explains its molecular structure and function

By Trevor Butterworth

Professor Ursular Fearon in her lab. Photo by Trevor Butterworth

New Research

Research Breakthrough May Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis

Collaboration between Molecular Rheumatology, Trinity Biomedical Science Institute and St. Vincent’s University Hospital seeks to identify people at risk of developing the disease

By Trevor Butterworth

Science Communication

Behind the Lab Coat

Conceived in lockdown, Dr Megan Hanlon’s podcast illuminates the lives of Irish scientists

By Aisling Cameron

From the Academic Director

A Message from the Academic Director

By Professor Kingston Mills

From the Operations Manager

TBSI has a Golden Opportunity

New Operations Manager sets out his vision for TBSI

By Trevor Butterworth


NMR Spectrometry in TBSI

Lower access costs to broaden user base and encourage more experimentation

By Dr Keith Alden 

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