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Webinar 12 - Viruses - The Fightback and the Future

Wednesay 17th February 2021, 9.30 am

As the world reels from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, Teagasc researchers are playing a key role in the fightback, by supporting national and international efforts to sequence and identify new strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. On the other hand, viruses have a vital role to play in the future of food production, ensuring the quality and safety of the food we eat. The panellists on this webinar gave an insight into viruses…the good and the bad.


  • Muireann Egan - Communications Officer, Teagasc Food Research Programme
  • Fiona Crispie - Technologist, Teagasc
  • John Kenny - Senior Research Officer, Teagasc
  • Olivia McAuliffe - Principal Research Officer, Teagasc