Research Groups

Applied Ecology Unit 

Dr. Mike Gormally

Bacterial Stress Response Group 

Dr. Conor O’Byrne

Enteric Pathogen Research Laboratory 

Dr. Cyril Carroll

Ecophysiology & EcoEngineering Laboratory 

Dr. Gavin Collins 

Microbial Oceanography Research Unit

Dr. Gerard T. A. Fleming

Pathogenic Mechanisms Group 

Dr. Aoife Boyd

Recombinant Proteins Group

Dr. Gerard Wall

Molecular Diagnostics Research Group

Dr. Tom Barry 

Infectious Disease Microbiology 

Prof. James P. O'Gara

Functional Environmental Microbiology Group 

Dr. Florence Abram

Glycosciences Group

Dr. Michelle Kilcoyne

Former Members of Microbiology Staff

Molecular Biochemistry Laboratory - (the late Prof. Anthony P. Moran) 

Cytogenetics Unit - Director: Professor James A. Houghton (retired) 

 Environmental Research Unit  - Director: Professor Emer Colleran (retired) 

 EU Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing & Fish Disease Group Director: Professor Peter Smith (retired) 

 Marine Microbiology Group - Director: Professor John W. Patching (retired) 

 Recombinant DNA Group (the late Dr Richard Powell)