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Professor David MacHugh

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David MacHugh

Full Professor
School of Agriculture and Food Science
01-7166256
University College Dublin, School of Agriculture and Food Science, Veterinary Science Centre Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

2019 – present: Full Professor of Functional Genomics, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science (SAFS) and UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin. 1999 – 2019: College Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor and Professor in Genomics, UCD SAFS and UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin. 2018 – present: Vice Principal for Research, Innovation and Impact, UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences, University College Dublin. 2013 – present: Associate Dean for Research, Innovation and Impact, UCD SAFS, University College Dublin. 2012 – present:: Member of Scientific Advisory Board, IdentiGEN Ltd., Block 2, Blackrock Business Park, Blackrock, Dublin, A94 H2X4, Ireland.. www.identigen.com 2010 – present: Shareholder and Member of Scientific Advisory Board, Plusvital Ltd., The Highline, Dun Laoghaire Industrial Estate, Dublin, A96 KW29, Ireland. www.plusvital.com 2010 – 2015: Scientific Director, Equinome Ltd., NovaUCD, Belfield, Dublin, D04 V2P1, Ireland. 1998 – 2000: Research Director, IdentiGEN Ltd., U2, Trinity Enterprise Centre, Pearse St, Dublin 2 Ireland. 1996 – 1999: Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Bioarchaeology, Genetics Department, Trinity College Dublin. 1995 – 1995: Research Consultant, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome, Italy. 1990 – 1995: Postgraduate student (Ph.D.), Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Genetics Department, Trinity College Dublin. (PhD awarded: 1996). PhD thesis title: Molecular Biogeography and Genetic Structure of Domesticated Cattle 1984 – 1988: B.A. (Mod. Genetics), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2. Ireland.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN APPOINTMENTS

  • Vice-Principal for Research, Innovation and Impact
    UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences, Dublin, Dublin, D04 V1W8, Ireland1 Sep 2018
  • Associate Dean for Research, Innovation and Impact
    University College Dublin, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences, Dublin, Dublin, D04 V1W8, Ireland1 Sep 2013
  • Chair of the Postgraduate Education Committee
    University College Dublin, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences, Dublin, Dublin, D04 V1W8, Ireland1 Sep 2005 - 31 Aug 2013

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Full Professor of Functional Genomics
    UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland7 May 2019
  • Professor in Genomics
    University College Dublin, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences, Dublin, Dublin, D04 V1W8, Ireland1 Jan 2016 - 6 May 2019
  • Associate Professor of Genomics
    University College Dublin, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, Dublin, Dublin, D04 V1W8, Ireland1 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec 2015
  • Senior Lecturer
    University College Dublin, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, Ireland1 Jan 2005 - 31 Dec 2008
  • College Lecturer
    University College Dublin, School of Agriculture and Food Science, Ireland1 Nov 1999 - 31 Dec 2004
  • Welcome Trust Research Fellow in Bioarchaeology
    Trinity College Dublin, Department of Genetics, Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 1996 - 30 Dec 1999

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Scientific Director, Equinome Ltd.
    Equinome Ltd.., NovaUCD, Dublin, Dublin, D04 V2P1, Ireland1 Sep 2010 - 31 Dec 2015
  • Research Director, IdentiGEN Ltd.
    IdentiGEN Ltd., U2, Trinity Enterprise Centre, Dublin, D02 FE82, Ireland1 Jan 1998 - 31 Jan 2000
  • Consultant to the Food and Agriculture Organisation
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Animal Production and Health Division (AGA), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, 00153 Rome, Italy1 Sep 1994 - 30 Jun 1995

DEGREES

  • BA (Mod)
    Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • PhD in Molecular Population Genetics
    Trinity College Dublin, Department of Genetics, Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 1990 - 31 Aug 1995
    Predoctoral Fellowship

LANGUAGES

  • English
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • French
    Can read, write, speak and understand