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2018 Summer PhD and MRes Conferrings

15 Jun 2018
Dr Jennifer Moloney and Professor Tom Cotter

On Friday, 15 June 2018, Dr Stephen Heaphy, Dr Romika Kumari and Dr Jennifer Moloney from the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology were conferred with their PhD degrees and Conor Dolan and Begona Zapateria Gomez from the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology were conferred with their MRes (Master of Research) degrees.

Dr Justin McCarthy, Dr Kellie Dean,  MRes graduates: Begona Zapateria Gomez and Conor Donan, and Dr Eoin FlemingDr Justin McCarthy, Dr Kellie Dean, MRes (Master of Research) graduates: Begona Zapateria Gomez and Conor Dolan, and Dr Eoin Fleming.

Dr Stephen Heaphy conducted his postgraduate research under the supervision of Dr Pavel Baranov, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC and his thesis is entitled “Recoding and reassignment in protists”.  Dr Romika Kumari conducted her postgraduate research under the supervision of Dr Pavel Baranov, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC and her thesis is entitled “RNA G-quadruplexes and polyamines effects on translation:  data analysis and development of software for ribosome pause prediction”. Dr Jennifer Moloney conducted her postgraduate research under the supervision of Professor Tom Cotter, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC and her thesis is entitled “Redox Signalling in Myeloid Leukaemia”.

At the same graduation ceremony, Conor Dolan and Begona Zapateria Gomez from the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology were conferred with their MRes (Master of Research) degrees. Conor Dolan conducted his postgraduate research under the supervision of Dr Eoin Fleming, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC and his thesis is entitled “The regulation of protein degradation at the endoplasmic reticulum”. Begona Zapateria Gomez conducted her postgraduate research under the supervision of Dr Justin McCarthy, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC and her thesis was entitled “Tumour-associated antigen Epcam signalling molecules as immunodiagnostics of primary and metastatic human breast cancers”.

The conferring address was delivered by Professor Barry O’Sullivan, Professor of Computer Science & Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Computer Science, University College Cork, Ireland.

The staff in the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology would like to wish Conor Dolan, Dr Stephen Heaphy, Dr Romika Kumari, Dr Jennifer Moloney  and Begona Zapateria Gomez every success in your future careers and many congratulations on your wonderful achievement!

Conferring Day on the Quad at University College Cork on June 18th, 2018

School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

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University College Cork, Western Road, Cork.

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