2011-2015» Ph.D. Avian Immunology, Royal (DICK) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. U.K.
2009-2010» M. Sc. Biomedical Science and Drug Design, Edinburgh Napier University. Scotland U.K.
2006-2009» B.Sc. Biochemistry, National University of Ireland, Galway. Rep. of Ireland.
Research Fellow. Identification and characterisation of antigen-presenting cells in the chicken. Using a novel transgenic chicken line, MacReporters, we have set out to investigate the presence of various antigen-presenting cell subsets and their phenotype/functionality in lymph-node lacking animals.
Chicken immunology, Muscosal Immunology, Antigen presenting cells, M cell biology, Vaccine targeting and development,