Career history

2002-present:   Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, NUI, Galway

1998-2002:      Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, NUI, Galway

1991-1998:      Post-doctoral Scientist, Agriculture and Food Research Authority, Belclare, Tuam, Co Galway 

1991:               PhD Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin

Research interests

Developmental biology using the zebrafish as a model

  • Differential gene expression at the mid-blastula transition in zebrafish
  • The role of signalling, via cell-cell adhesion molecules, in heart development.
  • The role of IGF signalling in heart development.

Contact details 
Tel: + 353 91 493012, Ext. 3012 
Fax: + 353 91 525700