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Gethin McBean

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School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science
01 716 6770
University College Dublin, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute Belfield Dublin 4

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BIO

1977 BA (Mod) in Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin 1982 PhD in Pharmacology, University of Southampton, U.K. Present position2017- Professor, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin 2008-present Fellow, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, UCD Previous Positions 2007-2013 Head of School, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science 2006-2007 Head of Teaching and Learning, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science2005-2006 Head of Biochemistry, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science 2005-2017 Associate Professor, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science2003-2008 Principal Investigator, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, UCD1990-2005 Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, University College Dublin1986-1989 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin1981-1984 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Southampton1978-1981 Research Assistant, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology University of Southampton, U.K.1977-1978 Graduate Biochemist, Central Pathology Laboratories, Harley Street, London Research Links: SBBS Research | Mechanisms of Disease Research in SBBS Gethin McBean, Conway, SBBS, UCD, biochemistry, neuroscience, glutamate, cysteine, glutathione, amino acid transport, astrocyte, metabolism, Thiol redox balance, MDMA, neurodegeneration, ALS, MND, HD

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    University of Southampton, United Kingdom1 Oct 1981 - 30 Sep 1984
  • Research Fellow
    Trinity College Dublin, Ireland1 Oct 1985 - 30 Sep 1988
  • College Lecturer
    University College Dublin, Biochemistry, Ireland1 Jul 1990 - 31 Aug 2007
  • Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor
    University College Dublin, Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Ireland1 Sep 2007 - 9 Apr 2017

DEGREES

  • BA
    Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD
    Southampton University