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Professor John O'Connor

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John O'Connor

Professor
School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science
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University College Dublin, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

Professor of Neuroscience 2018. Teaching Excellence Award, College of Science 2016. Head of Neuroscience 2009-2012. Associate Dean for Widening Participation, Science 2012. Conway Silver Medal from the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2010. Conway Fellow 2007. Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, NUIM, Maynooth 2009-2012. General Secretary, Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2004 to 2011. President, Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, Biomedical Sciences Section 2003-2004. Coordinator of Conway PRTLI Neuroscience 2000-2006. Senior Lecturer in Physiology, Department of Human Anatomy & Physiology 1998-2017. College Lecturer, Department of Human Anatomy & Physiology 1994-1998. HRB Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Trinity College 1991-1993. Glaxo Post Doctoral Fellowship, The London Hospital and Queen Mary & Westfield College, London 1989 to 1991. PhD in Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin 1986 to 1989. BA (Mod) in Physiology, Trinity College Dublin 1981 to 1985. Research Links: SBBS Research | Mechanisms of Disease Research in SBBS | Model Organisms Research in SBBS Conway, B.Sc. Neuroscience, long-term potentiation, hippocampus, tumor necrosis factor alpha, glutamate, fast cyclic voltammetry, dopamine release, Royal academy of medicine in Ireland

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Professor of Neuroscience
    University College Dublin, SBBS, Dublin, Ireland1 May 2018
  • External Examiner
    University of Bristol, Neuroscience, Bristol, United Kingdom1 Sep 2018 - 31 Aug 2022
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer
    Maynooth University1 Mar 2010 - 31 Mar 2015
  • Senior Lecturer
    University College Dublin, Physiology30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • College Lecturer
    University College Dublin, Human Anatomy and Physiology30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmacology
    TCD30 Dec 1999
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    QMW College, London30 Dec 1999

DEGREES

  • BA
    Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin
  • Cert Safety & Health at Work
    University College Dublin
  • Prof Cert University Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin