Staff Profiles & Phone Book

Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience Staff Photograph details 2019

Retired and Emeritus

Department Phone Book 2021_22


Ms. Shelley O’Shea 5497 2.36 WGB Senior Executive Assistant
Ms Moynihan Mary 5874 2.36 WGB Executive Assistant


Professor Aideen Sullivan


420 5427    4.01M WGB Head of Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience
Professor John Cryan

420 5497   Chair of Anatomy
Professor Yvonne Nolan 420 5476 4.117 WGB Professor
Professor Gerard O'Keeffe

420 5570 4.119 WGB Professor
Dr Olivia O'Leary 420 5480 4.114 WGB Senior Lecturer 
Dr Siobhain O'Mahony 420 5479 4.113 WGB Senior Lecturer 
Dr Niamh Brady/Marie Kelly    College Lecturer 
Dr Louise Collins Ext 5432 3.82 WGB College Lecturer 
Dr Jane English 420 5481 3.83 WGB College Lecturer
Dr. Andreea Factor 420 5864 2.36 WGB College Lecturer
Dr Rebecca Henry Ext 5426   College Lecturer
Dr Aonghus Lavelle   College Lecturer 
Dr Mutahira Lone 420 5494 2.36 WGB College Lecturer
Dr Cian McCafferty 420 5599


College Lecturer 
Dr Alex O'Mahony 420 5497  2.36 WGB P/T Lecturer in Anatomy & Radiology
Dr Kathleen Quane 420 5428 3.84 WGB College Lecturer 
Dr Maria Rodriguez Aburto   College Lecturer 
Dr Harriët Schellekens 420 5429 3.85 WGB College Lecturer
Dr André Toulouse 420 5964 4.118 WGB College Lecturer 


Dr Sue Grenham 4205589/5461 4.01K/3.56 WGB Chief Technical Officer
Mr  Michael Cronin 420 5461 3.56 WGB Senior Technical Officer
Ms  Suzanne Crotty 490 1350 G.08 BSI Senior Technical Officer
Ms Tara Foley 4901309/5589 1.09 BSI/4.01K WGB Senior Technical Officer
Dr Anna Golubeva 490 1712 BSI 5.35 Senior Technical Officer
Dr  Gerard Moloney 420 5589 4.01K WGB Senior Technical Officer
Ms Bereniece Riedewald 490 1304 1.10 BSI Senior Technical Officer
Ms Carrie O' Flynn 420 5461 3.56 WGB Technical Officer
Mr Wayne Sheehan 420 5461 3.56 WGB Technical Officer
Ms Deirdre Kelleher 420 5461 3.56 WGB Technical Operative


Ms Audrey Dempsey 420 5412 3.56 WGB  Senior Medical Demonstrator 
Ms Aisling Noone 420 5412

3.56 WGB

Senior Medical Demonstrator
Mr Conor O'Mahony 420 5412 3.56 WGB  Senior Medical Demonstrator 
Ms. Roisin O’Mahony 420 5412 3.56 WGB Senior Medical Demonstrator
Dr Ahmad Hassan Sheikh 420 5412 3.56 WGB Senior Medical Demonstrator

 Research Assistants/ Research Support Officers & Lab Managers:

Patrick Fitzgerald  Research Support Officer  Cryan/Dinan 
Ken O'Riordan  Lab Manager Cryan/Dinan
Eoin Gunnigle Research Assistant APC Cryan
Natasha K. Leeuwendaal Research Assistant APC Schellekens/Cryan
Thieza Melo Research Assistant A&N Nolan/O'Leary
Loreto O. Ramirez Research Assistant APC Cryan/Dinan
Francisca Villalobos Research Assistant APC/A&N O'Leary/Cryan

 Postdoctoral Researchers and Supervisor(s):  

Thomaz Bastiaanssen Cryan APC
Kirsten Berding Cryan/Dinan APC
Serena Boscaini Cryan APC
Marta Brocka Cryan APC
Ruben Garcia Cabrera Cryan APC
Henry Darch Cryan/McCafferty APC
Francisco Donoso Cryan/Clarke PSYCH, APC
Kirsten Dowling English INFANT
Stefanie Grabrucker Nolan/O'Neill CNSC/A&N/APC
Erin Harris O'Leary A&N
Nirit Kara O'Leary/Cryan APC
David Kaulman Cryan APC
Sarah-Jane Leigh  Cryan/Clarke PSYCH/APC
Jason Martin Cryan/Dinan/Clarke A&N/APC/PSYCH
Jatin Nagpal Cryan APC
Sarah Nicolas Nolan/Cryan A&N/APC
Shridharan Parthasarathy  English A&N/INFANT
Noelia Morales Prieto O’Keeffe  A&NS
Paromita Sen Cryan APC
Carina Carbia Sinde Cryan/Dinan APC
Friederike Uhlig Cryan/Hyland APC/Physiology
Klara Vlckova Cryan APC
TBC O’Keeffe/Sullivan A&NS


 Affiliated Postgraduate Students and Supervisor(s):

Mona Barathi PhD Cotter/Cryan
Sophie Casey PhD Murray/O'Keeffe/Boylan
Jenny Cooney PhD Dockray/Nolan
W Jiqui PhD Paul Ross/John Cryan
Emily Knox PhD Cryan/O'Driscoll/Clarke/Aburto Rodriguez
David Lachmansingh  MD Clarke/Lavelle/Cryan
Adam Lannon PhD Moloney/Cryan 
Chiara Minuto PhD Dinan/Cryan
Marta Neto PhD O'Toole/Cryan
Loreto Olavarria PhD Dockray/Murphy/Cryan/McCafferty


 MD, MSc students and Supervisor(s):

Prasanna K Venkatesh  MD Lone/Kamel/Toulouse/O’Keeffe/O’Sullivan
David Campos MSc Schellekens/Clarke
Clara Deady  MSc O'Mahony/O'Keeffe
Cristina Cuesta Marti MSc Schellekens/Clarke
Eva McMullan MSc Setti/Chan/Nolan
Carrie O'Flynn MSc/PT Toulouse


PhD Students and Supervisor(s):

Sarah Alturkustani Lone/O'Mahony
Jayanth Anantha O'Keeffe/Sullivan
Arron Barron O'Keeffe/McCarthy
Maria Caruso Nolan/O'Leary
Michael Collins Cryan/O'Riordan
James Collins O'Mahony/Cryan 
Audrey Dempsey Nolan/Hunt
Dee-Jay Dohm-Hansen Nolan/English
Erin McCarthy O'Keeffe/Sullivan
Catherine Fives English/Murray
Patricia Flynn Toulouse/Hand
Cassandara Gheorghe Cryan/Dinan/Clarke
Katie Guzzetta  Cryan/O'Leary
Joanna Pereira  Cryan
Timothy Lipuma Schellekens/English
Caoimhe Lynch Cryan/Clarke
Rie Matsuzaki Cryan
Martina Mazzocchi Keeffe/Sullivan
Aisling Noone English/O'Mahony
Minke Nota Nolan/O’Leary
Daragh O'Boyle English/Murray
Adam O’Mahony O'Keeffe/Sullivan/Collins
Anna Ratsika Cryan/Codagnone
Nanthaniel Ritz Cryan/Dinan
Brendan Sharvin Cryan
Gabriel Tofani Cryan
Lars Wilmes Cryan/Clarke



Building Laboratory Room Number Phone
BSI Technician Office 1.09 4981309
BSI General Laboratory 1.33 490 1359
BSI Tissue Culture Laboratory 1.35 490 1308
BSI Image Analysis Laboratory 1.36 490 1303
BSI Dr Kieran Rea Dr Ken O'Riordan\ Office 5.37 490 1721
BSI Gut Brain Axis  Reading Room 5.35 490 1712
BSI Prof Cryan Fifth Floor Lab 5.35 490 1685
BSI Ground floor reading room G.04 490 1349
BSI Olympus MP 2-photon Confocal Microscope  G.05 490 1410
BSI Upright Research Microscope G.12 490 1358
BSI Inverted Research Microscope G.14 490 1357
BSI Olympus FV1000 Confocal Microscope G.15 490 1428
BSI Electron Microscopy Preparation Laboratory G.16 490 1356
BSI Electro-physiology Laboratory G.17 490 1351
BSI Tissue Preparation Laboratory G.18 490 1353
BSI Cryostat Laboratory G.19 490 1352
BSI Molecular Laboratory G.20 490 1354


Building   Laboratory Room Phone
WGB   Research laboratory Third Floor                                    3.12                 420 5495
WGB   Research laboratory Fourth Floor 4.01J 420 5743

Biological Services Unit (BSU)

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EMERGENCY NUMBERS for out of hours donors

On-call staff mobile (087) 090 9481
Forde’s funeral directors (021) 431 8222
University Switchboard (021) 490 3000


UCC Security Main Desk (021) 490 2266
UCC Security Western Gateway Building (021) 420 5800


Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Anatamaíocht agus Néareolaíocht

Room 2.33, 2nd Floor, Western Gateway Building, University College, Cork, Ireland