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2014: Good Attendance at the Techniques and Strategies in Molecular Medicine course

The MMI course Techniques & Strategies in Molecular Medicine was held in IMM Trinity Centre for Health Sciences St Jame’s Hospital on 8 9 December 2014. The two-day course which has run annually since 2003 continues to attract a large audience. Close to 70 participants were in attendance this year.

From left to right: Emma Quinn (TCD) speaking during day 1 of the course; participants interacting with sponsors; attendees during day 2

The course provides a very useful forum for researchers to get ideas and advice and to benefit from expertise drawn from all five of MMI’s partner institutions: UCD TCD RCSI UCC and NUI Galway.

Industry representatives from Roche Integrated DNA Technologies Lennox and Brennan & Co were also in attendance.

The course gives an overview of technologies and methods in biomedical research and their applications. These range from the means to interrogate genomes and their expression how we can examine molecular interactions and how we determine the cellular factors and environmental cues that impact on development and metabolism. Throughout the course there is a focus on translation to therapies.

For more information on topics and a full list of speakers go to the course page for further details.

MMI thanks all the speakers and sponsors for their generous support.