Expert in Infectious Disease, Microbiology and Genomics
Expert ID: 729093 United Kingdom
|Year: 1997||Degree: PhD||Subject: Molecular Microbiology||Institution: Trinity College Dublin|
|Year: 1990||Degree: BSc||Subject: Microbiology||Institution: University College Dublin|
|Years: 2001 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Professor||Department:||Responsibilities: He directs a group of twelve researchers with expertise spanning biophysics, biochemistry, structual biology, molecular biology, immunology and genomics. He teaches across all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on Infection
He is an editor for several learned journals and Chair of the Bacterial Division of the Society for General Microbiology.
|Years: 2000 to 2001||Employer: Queens University Belfast||Title: Lecturer||Department:||Responsibilities: He was a research investigating infectious diseases.
He was a lecturer teaching mcirobiology to Medical students.
|Years: 1996 to 2000||Employer: Center for Vaccine Development||Title: Postdoctoral Fellow||Department:||Responsibilities: He was a postdoctoral research fellow investigatign mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis and protein secretion with a view to vaccine development.|
|Years: 1990 to 1991||Employer: Wellcome Foundation Ltd||Title: Research Assistant||Department:||Responsibilities: He was a research assistant investigating the biology of HIV and Influezae.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Society for General Microbiology;
American Society for Microbiology.
|FEMS Microbiology Letters, Reviews Editor, 2004-present;
FEMS Microbiology Letters, Member of the Editorial Board, 2003-2004;
Microbiology, Associate Editor, 2005-2008;
Microbiology, Guest Editor, 2004-2005;
Member of the Science Foundation Ireland Research Grants Microbiology Panel, 2003-4;
MRC-CIHR Canada-UK workshop on “Beating the Bugs” to set up a new funding stream to support joint bids from infection researchers in the UK and Canada;
Society for General Microbiology, Prokaryotic Division Chair (and Chair-Elect), 2007-2011;
Society of General Microbiology, Convener of the Cell and Cell Surfaces Committee, 2005-2008;
Society of General Microbiology, Member of the Cell and Cell Surfaces Committee, 2001-2004.
|Awards / Recognition|
|Universitas 21 Fellowship, 2010;
Medici Fellowship, 2009-2010;
Wellcome Value in People Award, 2009;
BBSRC International scientific exchange award, 2005-2007;
Wellcome Value in People Award, 2006;
Royal Society Award for New Lecturers, 2001;
SGM Young Microbiologist of the Year, 1996.
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has 75 publications and three recent book chapters.|