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Congratulations to the Spring 2024 PhD Graduates from the School of Microbiology

20 Mar 2024
L - R Professor Catherine Stanton, Dr Kevin Linehan, Dr Joel Akinola and Professor Paul Ross

The School of Microbiology is delighted to congratulate Joel Akinola PhD, Kevin Linehan PhD and Rebecca Dineen, who graduated today.

Thesis titles

Joel Akinola PhD

Development of synthetic biology tools for Kluyveromyces marxianus and their application to produce aromatic molecules in this yeast

Kevin Linehan PhD

Exploring early-life microbiome transfer and therapeutic applications in bovines and humans

Rebecca Dineen PhD confered in absentia

Molecular characterisation of a conjugative Bifidobacterium megaplasmid


We wish Joel, Kevin and Rebecca every success in their careers and look forward to seeing what they do next!

School of Microbiology

Scoil na Micribhitheolaíochta

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