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As well as our undergraduate laboratories, our BIOEXPLORE research active staff members have successfully attracted significant capital funding to our department which in the last 5 years has resulted in substantial refurbishments to our research laboratories. Many state of the art bio-analytical resources have also been acquired including bio-imaging technologies, several, real-time PCR instruments, industry grade protein purification capabilites and a new bio-informatics suite. More recently our departmental staff have also participated in and secured over €4million in funding for a new multidisciplinary research centre (CREATE) which is due to begin construction in 2012.  For a more detailed analysis of our research capabilities please click hereThe Department has a number of strategically important research programmes which are operated through the BIO-EXPLORE research Centre

For information on current and future research activities within BIO-EXPLORE please contact the appropriate researcher below:

Dr Aidan Coffey

Dr Jim O'Mahony

Dr Roy Sleator 

Dr Helen O'Shea

Dr Brigid Lucey

Dr Rosemarie Rea

Dr Maire Begley

Dr Helena Stack

Dr Fiona O'Halloran