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2022
Tuesday, June 14th
9:15 AM

Welcome and Opening Address

Prof. Maggie Cusack, President, Munster Technological University, Ireland
Dr Brendan O'Connell, Head of School of Science and Informatics, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Benchmarking bioinformatic tools for amplicon based High throughput sequencing of norovirus

Amy Heather Fitzpatrick, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Associations between multiple Listeria monocytogenes isolates genomic characteristics and their growth rates at refrigeration temperature.

Peter Myintzaw, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Evaluating 3D printing as a technology for producing dairy snacks based on temperature-controlled rennet induced gelation of protein-fortified milk.

Ricardo Uribe Alvarez, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Application of fructans-degrading Lachancea fermentati FST5.1 as an alternative to baker’s yeast in the production of a low-FODMAP whole wheat bread.

Małgorzata Borowska, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Cataloguing Metagenome Assembled Genomes and microbial genes from the athlete gut microbiome

Laura Wosinska, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Poster Session 1

Tea and Coffee

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Re-assessing the importance of linear type traits in predicting genetic merit for survival in an aging Holstein-Friesian dairy cow population.

Maeve Williams, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland; Teagasc, Moorepark, Cork, Ireland

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Genetic Variations in the Myostatin Gene among Irish Cattle Breeds

Cliona Ann Ryan, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Farming for the Future; Managing Lowland Grassland for Biodiversity

Sally Griffin, Department of Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Munster Technological University, Kerry, Ireland

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Evaluating the potential of genotype and feeding strategy on reducing age at slaughter in dairy beef systems

Jamie O'Driscoll, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Clearing the air between methane and commercial beef cattle in Ireland

Clodagh V. Ryan, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Lunch

Campus Options Available

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

Poster Session 2

Berkeley Centre

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

BioWILL - Characterising Willow Bark Bio-actives for Skin Therapies

Arnold Marisa, Department of Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Munster Technological University, Kerry, Ireland

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Investigating the antagonistic activity of asymptomatic bacteriuria against uropathogenic E. coli.

Ciara Kenneally, Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Dairy By-product Derived Cardioprotective Lipids

Hannah Ring, Department of Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Munster Technological University, Kerry, Ireland

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

3:00 PM

Bio-vascular 3D

Wisdom Shadrach, Department of Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Munster Technological University, Kerry, Ireland

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Break

Stretch the legs!

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Awards Ceremony and Closing Address

Dr Brigid Lucey, Head of Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM