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Professor Keith Murphy

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Keith Murphy

Professor
School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science
01 716 6778
University College Dublin, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

Professor of Neuropharmacology, 2018. Head of SBBS, 2013-2016. Associate Professor of Pharmacology, 2016-2018. Co-Director, UCD Centre for Applied Neuroscience, 2015-present. Appointed Theme Leader for Neuroscience Research, Conway Institute, 2011. Head of Pharmacology, 2007-2011. Appointed Theme Leader for Neuroscience Research, SBBS, 2007. Senior lecturer, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, 2006-2016. Appointed Conway Institute Career Track Investigator, Nov 2002. Lecturer in Pharmacology, University College Dublin, 2002-2006. Awarded personal Post-Doctoral Fellowship, HRB grant on identifying the cortical sites of memory storage, 2000-2002. Post-Doctoral Fellowship, EU 5th Framework Program on the role of CAMs in ageing, 1999-2000. Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Enterprise Ireland basic research grant on mechanisms of addiction, 1997-1999. Awarded Ph.D. (1997) on 'NCAM-mediated neuroplasticity as a basis for an index theory of memory consolidation' supervisor Prof Ciaran Regan, Department of Pharmacology, UCD. Awarded Joint B.Sc. 1st class honours in Pharmacology and Mathematics (1994), UCD. Other subjects: Psychology, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Research Links: SBBS Research | Mechanisms of Disease Research in SBBS

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Appointed Conway Institute Career Track Investigator.
    Conway Institute30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Appointed Special Lecturer in Pharmacology
    University College Dublin30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Ph.D. research program
    University College Dublin, Pharmacology30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Pharmacology, Conway Institute
    University College Dublin30 Dec 1999
  • Lecturer in Pharmacology
    University College Dublin1 Jan 2002 - 31 Dec 2005
  • Associate Professor in Pharmacology
    University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2006 - 7 May 2018
  • Professor of Neuropharmacology
    University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland8 May 2018

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Personal Post-Doctoral Fellowship
    HRB grant30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship
    EU 5th Framework Program30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship
    Enterprise Ireland30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999

DEGREES

  • PhD
    University College Dublin
  • Certificate
    University College Dublin
  • BSc
    University College Dublin