News from Pathology

Interested in Pursuing a PhD? The Hardiman Research Scholarship Competition is Now Open - 05/10/2015

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD with a Member of Patholoy, you can apply for a Hardiman Research Scholarship and nominate one of our members of staff as your supervisor.  To find out more, go to  

Closing date is 20/11/2015


An Taoiseach Enda Kennedy Officially Opens the Lambe Institute for Translational Research - 28/09/2015

Our new home the Lambe Institute for Translational Research along with the HRB Clinical Research Facility was opened on Monday 28th of September 2015 by An Taoiseach Enda Kennedy. We are delighted to be a part of this new endeavour for NUI Galway. To read more please click here and here


2015 Publications by members of Pathology:

  1. Chonghaile TN, Gupta S, John M, Szegezdi E, Logue SE, Samali A. BCL-2 modulates the unfolded protein response by enhancing splicing of X-box binding protein-1. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Oct 9;466(1):40-5.
  2. Downey RF, Sullivan FJ, Wang-Johanning F, Ambs S, Giles FJ, Glynn SA. Human endogenous retrovirus K and cancer: Innocent bystander or tumorigenic accomplice? Int J Cancer. 2015 Sep 15;137(6):1249-57.
  3. Ryan CM, Brown JA, Bourke E, Prendergast ÁM, Kavanagh C, Liu Z, Owens P, Shaw  G, Kolch W, O'Brien T, Barry FP. ROCK activity and the Gβγ complex mediate chemotactic migration of mouse bone marrow-derived stromal cells. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2015 Jul 24;6(1):136.
  4. Thomas DD, Heinecke JL, Ridnour LA, Cheng RY, Kesarwala AH, Switzer CH, McVicar DW, Roberts DD, Glynn S, Fukuto JM, Wink DA, Miranda KM. Signaling and stress: The redox landscape in NOS2 biology. Free Radic Biol Med. 2015 Jun 24;87:204-225.
  5. Deegan S, Koryga I, Glynn SA, Gupta S, Gorman AM, Samali A. A close connection between the PERK and IRE arms of the UPR and the transcriptional regulation of autophagy. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Jan 2;456(1):305-11.
  6. Gupta A, Read DE, Gupta S. Assays for induction of the unfolded protein response and selective activation of the three major pathways. Methods Mol Biol.  2015;1292:19-38.