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Alan Dobson Elected to membership of the RIA

11 Jun 2013
Picture: Professor Alan Dobson, School of Microbiology and Environmental Research Institute, UCC and Professor Luke Drury, President of the Royal Irish Academy.

Professor Alan Dobson was recently elected a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and was formally Admitted to the Academy in a ceremony which took place at Academy house in Dublin on 31 May 2013.

Election to membership is recognition of academic excellence and is the highest academic honour in Ireland. Professor Dobson was recognized by the academy for his work in the area of Environmental Microbiology and more recently in the area of Marine Biotechnology where his research group are currently isolating new marine bioactive compounds with antibiotic and anti-cancer activity.

School of Microbiology

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Microbiology Office, Room FSB452, 4th Floor Food Science & Technology Building, University College Cork, Cork T12 Y337