April 2023: ‘Cycle-a-thon’ for the Irish Cancer Society organised by Dr. Graeme O’Sullivan. Well done to Graeme and all the lab for pedalling all day.

Sep 2021: Lyndsey Flanagan giving at talk at the Discover RCSI: Research Stories. Well done Lyndsey a great lay talk on your research with Prof. Siobhan Glavey.



 April 2020: The lab has signed up for the “Race that Nearly Wasn’t” to help support Breakthrough Cancer Research. We will walk/jog 2Km a day for the month of April to get to 40K.  If you’d like to take part or support us please Sign up here:

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22nd Mar 2019: Spin-a-thon organised by PhD student Alessandra Di Grande to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society. Well done to Ale, Kate and all the cyclists that made it to Cork (while staying in RCSI lobby!).

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6th Feb 2019: Mini TY Science programme at RCSI. Organised by Centre for Systems Medicine. What a great bunch of students!




Dec 2018: Dr. Tríona Ní Chonghaile took part in the RCSI Staff Sleep-In to raise money for the Peter McVerry Trust Click to donate to Staff Sleep-In.


FamelabJuly 2018: Dr. Catríona Dowling was part of a panel discussion at the science gallery Dublin for Fame Lab’s Science Summer School.
cropped-fullsizeoutput_18211.jpeg“Spinathon” around the ring of Kerry organized by Dr. Catríona Dowling to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society March 2018.
transition year studentTransition year student from Loreto College, St. Stephen’s Green, visited our lab for a week to learn about research
Dr. Ní Chonghaile describing her career in STEM for SFI SMARTFUTURES
Cancer Research Club organised in collaboration with antibody genie and Dr. Helena Bonner at RCSI with talks on tumour  microenvironment from Prof. Francis Balkwill invited from Barts College London and Dr. Aideen Ryan from NUIG. Alessandra Di Grande was chosen to present by antibodygenie based on her lay blog post.


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Cake Sale organized by Dr. Catríona Dowling and PhD student Lisa Dwane to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society. #cupsforcancer2017
Cancer weekDr. Ní Chonghaile was involved in organizing a mini-symposium with Dr. Helena Bonner for Cancer week 2016. Invited speakers included Dr. Robert O’ Connor from the Irish Cancer Society, Prof. Jochen Prehn, Prof. Leonie Young, Prof. Tracy Robson, Dr. Brona Murphy and Prof. Ray Stallings.