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  • The Science of Fireworks

    15 Dec
    The Science of Fireworks

    As we draw towards the celebrations of New Years eve, Patrick McCaw and Aoife Buckley, Research Council scholars at UCC give us an insight into the science of fireworks...

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  • Cavanagh Pharmacy Building hosts top class event

    08 Dec
    Cavanagh Pharmacy Building hosts top class event

    Well done to everyone involved in the recent NRM in Process Chemistry meeting, in partnership with Bruker and the SSPC. The workshop took place in the Cavanagh Pharmacy building on the 4th December and was very well attended, with people travelling from several locations to listen to the speakers and join in the panel discussion.

     

     

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  • New Article Published in ACS Nano

    11 Jun
    New Article Published in ACS Nano

    ABCRF PI's Prof Dmitri Papkovsky and Dr Ruslan Dmitriev have had their article entitled Versatile Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles for High-Resolution O2 Imaging in Cells and 3D Tissue Models published in ACS Nano.

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  • Two projects nominated for US-Irish awards

    15 May
    Two projects nominated for US-Irish awards

    UCC and its partners Alimentary Health and Eli Lilly have been nominated for awards in the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.  The ABCRF in UCC has been nominated for research carried out in collaboration with Eli Lilly based in Kinsale and Indianapolis.

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  • New Adjunct Professor

    20 Apr
    New Adjunct Professor

    The ABCRF is delighted to welcome Dr Andrew Whitehead as an adjunct Professor to the ABCRF.

    Dr Whitehead is currently the Director of 2nd Generation, GSK in Cork.  His unique position in the Pharmaceutical industry will bring invaluable experience and perspective to our students and researchers in GSK.  Welcome Andy!

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  • Invitation to ISC2016 in Cork

    02 Feb
    Invitation to ISC2016 in Cork

    UCC host the 31st International Symposium on Chromatography

    Following our successful bid to host the 31st International Symposium on Chromatography, ISC2016, in Cork,  on behalf of the Irish Separation Science cluster ( ISSC), Prof. Apryll Stalcup and Prof. Jeremy Glennon presented the Invitation address at ISC2014 Salzburg in September 2014.

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  • Undergraduate Award Honour for David Jones

    19 Nov
    Undergraduate Award Honour for David Jones

    David Jones has won the Undergraduate Award in the Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences category for his paper entitled “Preliminary Investigation into the Optimization of Sample Systems for the Study of the Vinyl Substitution Reactions of 3(2H)-Furanones” under the supervision of Dr Dan McCarthy, Department of Chemistry UCC.

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  • Two New Adjunct Professors

    03 May
    Two New Adjunct Professors

    The ABCRF is delighted to welcome two new Adjunct Professors!

    Professors Tony McKervey and John Luong are internationally renowned researchers in Organic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry respectively.

    Their input to the ABCRF will be enormously beneficial to the PhD students and early career researchers within the ABCRF bringing their perspective and experience to the research teams in Cork.

     

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  • 64th Chemistry Colloquium prize

    29 Jun
    64th Chemistry Colloquium prize

    Congratulations to ABCRF Postgraduate student Richard O'Connor on his recent success at the 64th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium held in University Limerick, 14-15th June 2012.

     

     

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  • Irish Area Section Biochemical Society Award for UCC Student

    10 Jan
    Irish Area Section Biochemical Society Award for UCC Student

    Run Yan, PhD student in the Department of Biochemistry and Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF), has been awarded first prize for his research work presented at the Biochemical Society Irish Area Section Annual Meeting , “Protein folding and misfolding: mechanisms and consequences” hosted recently at the National University of Ireland Maynooth.

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  • Bruker/ABCRF Seminar launches new partnership

    22 Nov
    Bruker/ABCRF Seminar launches new partnership

    On 17th November 2011 a seminar on Structure Solutions was held in University College Cork, organised jointly by the Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility and Bruker UK. 

    The event simultaneously marked the launch of a new partnership between Bruker and the ABCRF.

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  • Advances in Drugs

    26 Mar
    Advances in Drugs

    Discovery of new drugs to address ongoing medical challenges requires the involvement of interdisciplinary teams of researchers bringing together relevant disciplines in a seamless manner. In the next lecture of the UCC’s Research Highlights Lecture Series on Friday, March 27th 2009, Professor Anita Maguire will discuss how the developments at the Chemistry-Biology interface over the past decade have revolutionised the ways in which new drugs are discovered.

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  • ABCRF Researcher Wins Top Undergraduate Award

    03 Dec
    ABCRF Researcher Wins Top Undergraduate Award

    Congratulations to Hannah Winfieldwho was recently presented with the Undergraduate Award for Ireland and Northern Ireland in the discipline of Chemistry in recognition of an essay about her final year project “Synthesis of Novel Indolocarbazole Derivatives.”   

     

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  • Licence Agreement on Cancer Drug

    11 Mar
    Licence Agreement on Cancer Drug

    UCC has signed an IP Licensing agreement with Cork biotech firm, Lee Oncology Ltd, that may lead to the commercial development of potential new cancer drugs following collaboration between the company and UCC's Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility headed by Professor Anita Maguire

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  • Major Research Facility opens at UCC

    22 Feb
    Major Research Facility opens at UCC

    A major infrastructural investment in Science and Technology was unveiled today (Monday, February 22nd 2010) with the opening of the newly-refurbished Science laboratories at UCC by the Minister for Education and Science, Mr Batt O’Keeffe.

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  • Prize Winning Organic Chemistry Poster

    20 Jun
    Prize Winning Organic Chemistry Poster

    UCC student Denis Beecher, was awarded the prize for the best organic chemistry poster at 61st Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium held at Dublin Institute of Technology from 17-19 June 2009.He  received the prize, sponsored by Pfizer, for his poster entitled “ A Chemoenzymatic Route to Enantiopure Hydroxytetrahydrofurans: Muscarine and its Analogues”

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  • ABCRF PhD student waxing lyrical...

    07 Jun
    ABCRF PhD student waxing lyrical...

    "Marine natural products have become a major source of new chemical entities in the discovery of potential anticancer agents."  Congratulations to ABCRF Postgraduate student Donal Harrold on his recent successes at the UCC Doctoral Showcase.

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  • Employing PhD Graduates Benefits Irish Enterprise

    16 Dec
    Employing PhD Graduates Benefits Irish Enterprise

    A new report launched on December 15th 2009 by the Advisory Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (ACSTI) has found that Irish R&D firms employing PhD researchers have rates of patenting 2.5 times greater than similarly active firms which do not employ PhD researchers and have vastly higher collaboration rates with both Higher Education Institutes and other firms.

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  • UCC and Almac announce collaboration

    08 Jun
    UCC and Almac announce collaboration

    UCC and Almac (a contract research and manufacturing organisation based in Northern Ireland, specialising in integrated drug development and human health) are proud to announce the official launch of an academic/industrial collaboration in the field of solid state chemistry.

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Lee Oncology Article - UCC News February 2010

Click on this Link to download the article from UCC News

http://www.ucc.ie/en/abcrf/news/FullArticle-LeeOncology.pdf

Presentation by Dr Liam Tully, Pfizer PDC

Download the presentation by Dr Liam Tully

http://www.ucc.ie/en/abcrf/news/documentfile-67338-en.pdf

  • One to Watch Award Ceremony

    17 Jun
    One to Watch Award Ceremony

    Dr Dara Fitzpatrick has been nominated by Enterprise Ireland for the ‘One to Watch Award’ ceremony to be held in Dublin on June 23rd next. Mr Conor Lenihan, TD, Minister for Science, Technology, Innovation and Natural Resources will officiate at the event.

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Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility

Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility Cavanagh Pharmacy Building University College Cork College Road, Cork

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