The UCD Cancer Data Lab, led by Dr. Colm J. Ryan, use large-scale data analysis to understand how genetic variation in cancer alters molecular interaction networks and to identify ways to target these alterations therapeutically.


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Recent News

End of year symposium - ICBG2022

End of year symposium - ICBG2022

Just approaching the end of the year, we had the opportunity to present our work at #ICGB2022.

We are hiring!

We are hiring!

We are currently looking for computational postdoctoral fellows! More details here Photo above is from a lab hike during COVID times. In Dublin we cannot promise constant sunshine, but we can promise the benefits of living in a capital city coupled with close proximity to the sea and some lovely scenery.

The return of in person conferences!

The return of in person conferences!

After more than two years with conference travel halted due to COVID-19, lab members have finally had the opportunity to attend in person conferences.

Swathi's paper on the relationship between mRNA and protein abundances

Swathi’s paper on the relationship between mRNA and protein abundances

Everyone knows that there is an imperfect correlation between mRNA and protein abundances. In Swathi’s recent paper we analysed how much measurement (ir)reproducibility contributes to this.

Thomas presents at Spetses Summer School

Thomas presents at Spetses Summer School

Congratulations to Thomas Lefeivre, who is a member of both the Bond Group and the Ryan group for giving a talk titled ‘The loss of PRC2 function diversely impacts signalling pathway activity in acute leukaemia’ at the Spetses Summer School 2022.

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara De Kegel!

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara De Kegel!

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara De Kegel, who passed her viva with flying colours last week.

Our group are affiliated with the UCD School of Computer Science and based in the Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research. Various lab members are also affiliated with Systems Biology Ireland and the SFI Centre for Research Training in Genomics Data Science.