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Teagasc Research Insights Webinar - Viruses - The Fightback and the Future

Event Time 9:30am
Venue Online

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. Join us on this webinar to learn about viruses…the good and the bad.


Muireann Egan - Communications Officer, Teagasc Food Research Programme


  • Fiona Crispie - Knock, Knock, who's there?....... using sequencing to open the door to the microbial world
  • John Kenny - An Overview of The Irish Coronavirus Sequencing Consortium
  • Olivia McAuliffe - Friend or Foe? Bacterial Viruses in Food Production

Find out more about the series here