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Professor Mark Tangney

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Principal Investigator, Professor in Education for Enterprise - Head of iEd Hub

Research Area:

Microbes and Cancer

Prof. Mark Tangney is a Principal Investigator at Cancer Research @UCC, Senior Investigator at APC Microbiome Ireland, Director of the UCC SynBioCentre and Head of the iEd Hub. Mark has previously worked at various international institutions (Los Angeles, Boston, Copenhagen) and published extensively in the fields of cancer, gene & cell therapy and microbiology.


Mark's interests include associations between bacteria and cancer, development of microbes as cancer therapeutics and diagnostics; Synthetic Biology; and entrepreneurship.

Mark serves as Vice Secretary General of the International Society for Cell and Gene Therapy of Cancer (ISCGT) and member of the editorial board of several international journals.

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Science Foundation Ireland

European Union

Breakthrough Cancer Research

Cancer Research @UCC

4th floor, Western Gateway Building , Western Road, Cork