The 2019 TBSI Symposium
Prof. Ursula fearon presenting on Altered immune responses and increased synovial invasiveness in children with Down’s Arthropathy
Centre for Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases
EDUCATION & RESEARCH CENTRE ST VINCENTS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
AND THE CONWAY INSTITUTE OF BIOMOLECULAR AND BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, UCD, DUBLIN 4, IRELAND
A part-time/full-time research assistant position is now available in the Centre for Arthritis and Rheumatic diseases, Education Research Centre, St Vincent’s Rheumatology Hospital and Molecular Rheumatology, TCD. The main focus of the research is to investigate the key mechanisms involved in synovial invasion, immune cell dysfunction, metabolism and joint destruction.
Duties will include
- Ordering and e-procurement
- Biobanking/Cell culture
- Support current research team with experimental procedures
- Raise purchase orders and track and process the payment of invoices
- Organise the transport of samples with industry partners
- Liaise with clinical colleagues regarding patients samples
- Maintain laboratory stocks and equipment
Applicants should have an interest in research and work well in a multidisciplinary group. Key techniques in this project include: cell culture, immunohistochemistry and ELISA. A degree in a Biological Science subject or related field practical skills are encouraged to apply.
Salary will be on the IUA Research Assistant salary scale at a point based on level of experience for 2 years.
Closing Date: Applications should be made to Fearonu@tcd.ie Aug 31th 2019.
Applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlene Foley PhD May 1st 2019
Congrats to Dr Charlene Foley on successful PhD viva defence, which focused on Inflammatory Arthritis in children with Down Syndrome
Newman 30th Anniversary Dinner
Prof Ursula Fearon discusses the the success of the Newman Fellowship programme for Rheumatology training and research.
EWRR, Lyon 2019
Congratulations to Megan Hanlon and Dr Sarah Wade, who won second and third prizes for their research at EWRR, Lyon 2019.
Prof Ursula Fearon and Megan Hanlon discuss dysregulated synovial blood vessels and macrophages at EWRR 2019.
Rochelle Dowding – Prize Winner
Congratulations to Rochelle Dowding, 3rd year TCD med student, prize winner for her research on metabolic pathways in early inflammatory arthritis. Rochelle completed her research in the Prof Fearon lab. Well done Rochelle!