Principal Investigators in the Infection/Immunity Theme

Principal Investigator

Research Area

Dr. John Morrissey Sensing and Signalling in Yeasts
Dr. David Clarke Molecular mechanisms of adherent-invasive Escherichia coli (AIEC) persistence in Inflammatory bowel diseases
Prof. Fergal O' Gara Microbial-Host Interactions, Functional Genomics in Gram negative bacteria and Environmental Biotechnology
Prof. Colin Hill The role of gut microbiota in health and disease 
Prof. Alan Dobson Applied Microbiology, Environmental Biotechnology, Marine Biotechnology, Physiology and genetics of bacteria and fungi from marine and terrestrial
Environments, Functional Metagenomics. Food Mycology/Genetics of Mycotoxigenic fungi, Eukaryotic microbes/Cell Biology.
Prof. Michael Prentice Bacterial Genomics: Pathogenicity (especially Yersinia species), ancient DNA and the evolution of bacterial pathogens

Dept. of Microbiology 


Molecular Cell Biology

School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork.