15th March – Splice up your life! RNA Splicing in Health and Disease – Prof Raymond O’Keefe

RNA splicing is an essential process in all human cells. RNA splicing takes bits of information from our genes and combines them together to make many different proteins required for correct organismal development and function. The RNA splicing process can be likened to a film editor splicing together the frames of a film; the frames Read more about 15th March – Splice up your life! RNA Splicing in Health and Disease – Prof Raymond O’Keefe[…]

15th June – Alzheimer’s Disease – What goes wrong in the brain? – Dr Michael Harte

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a physical disease that affects the brain. It is named after Alois Alzheimer, the doctor who first described it in 1906. AD is a chronic neurodegenerative (loss of brain cells) disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time. With current treatments for AD only providing temporary symptomatic benefits, disease Read more about 15th June – Alzheimer’s Disease – What goes wrong in the brain? – Dr Michael Harte[…]