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Four PhD students in the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology shortlisted for poster prizes at the 58th Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR)

6 Apr 2022

The IACR hosted their annual conference in The Radisson Hotel, Little Island, Co Cork.

The event took place as a three-day event from Wednesday 30th March - Friday 1st April 2022.  Among the academic staff, Dr Andrew Lindsay, a member of the IACR Senior Council, chaired a session of proffered talks from selected abstracts; while Dr Kellie Dean, treasurer of the IACR Junior Council, was involved with The Patrick G. Johnston Award for Excellence in Cancer Research Outreach.

 With well over 100 research posters on display, four students in the School were shortlisted for poster prizes.


Patrycja Domeracka for “Investigation of cyclin-dependent kinase 12 (CDK12) in genomically unstable cancers,” with Dr Malgorzata Krajewska. Patrycja Domeracka
Grant Godsmark for “Trafficking and signalling of the IGF-1R in cancer cells to the Golgi depends on β1 integrin mediated cell adhesion and SNX5/SNX6 expression,”  with Dr Leonie Rieger and Prof Rosemary O’ Connor. Grant Godsmark
Aideen McCabe for “Analysis of ovarian cancer cell line RNA sequencing data to assess expression of long, non-coding RNAs and their regulation by p53,” with Oza Zaheed and Dr Kellie Dean. Aideen McCabe
Aisling O’Brien for "Detection of minimal residual disease in Multiple Myeloma: Pre-enrichment techniques to maximize sensitivity in peripheral blood-based flow cytometric assay," with Dr Vitaliy Mykytiv and Dr Fiona O’Halloran. Aisling is co-supervised by Dr Tom Moore.   


School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

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