B.Sc. (1990) and Ph.D. (1994), National University of Ireland, Galway.
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of York (1994-1996).
Lecturer 1996-2004, University College Dublin.
Senior Lecturer 2004-6, University College Dublin.
Associate Professor (Bioorganic Chemistry) 2006-8, University College Dublin
Visiting researcher, University of Pennsylvania, 1997.
Visiting researcher, Universitšt Mainz, 2003.
Principal Investigator in Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology,
and Conway Institute to 2008.
Science Foundation Ireland Principal Investigator 2004-12.
Member of Editorial Board, Carbohydrate Research.
Astellas USA Foundation Award 2005.
Member Scientific Advisory Board ERA-Chemistry††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Admitted as a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry in 2010
Professor of Chemistry at NUI Galway since 2008.