Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin, (TCD) was established by Letter Patents granting a Charter by Queen Elizabeth I in 1592, however the roots extend to 1311 by Papal decree. Today, TCD is a vibrant academic and research university. TCD is associated with two medical teaching hospitals, conducts high level and complex computer science, biotechnology and erected the Lloyd Institute. The Trinity Enterprise Centre houses complex multi-disciplinary scientific research labs and is ranked highly among world-wide ranking panels. TCD's 15,000 + student body is comprised of undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral and professional degree students.

Address
College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland.
E-mail
sharon.campbell@tcd.ie
Fax
+353 01 896 1800
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Lager yeast ancestors were full of eastern promise

There are few drinks as iconic as a 'pint of the black stuff'. It might, therefore, surprise beer connoisseurs to learn that the DNA of the all-important brewing yeast – the building blocks of the perfect Stout – is the ...

Feb 26, 2015
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Chemists crack the chirality code

Chemists at Trinity College Dublin have cracked the chirality code. The chirality (or left/right-handed asymmetry) of amino acids presented a long-standing challenge that complicated efforts to create certain types of proteins, ...

Dec 12, 2014
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'Big data' takes root in the world of plant research

Botanists at Trinity College Dublin have launched a database with information that documents significant 'life events' for nearly 600 plant species across the globe. They clubbed together with like-minded ...

Nov 09, 2014
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How can we help endangered vultures?

Zoologists from the School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin are proposing an ingenious idea to help conserve populations of African white-backed vultures. The iconic birds, which play a critical ...

Oct 24, 2014
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