Ken O’Riordan has a B.Sc. (Biochemistry & Genetics) from University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK (2001) and a Ph.D. Pharmacology & Therapeutics – Neuroscience from Trinity College Dublin (2017). Ken has many years’ experience working in academic scientific research. During this time, he has partaken in experimental design and execution for many projects, both independent and collaborative, most of which have resulted in peer-reviewed publication . He has trained, managed, demonstrated and tutored to a diverse population of people from undergraduate & graduate students to medical research doctors and been intricately involved in the process of preparing and submitting research grant applications and administering lab duties.