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Kevin O'Connor

Professor
School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science
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University College Dublin, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Science Centre - East Belfield Dublin 4

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BIO

2014- present Professor UCD. 2006- 2014 Senior College Lecturer, UCD2001- 2006 College Lecturer, UCD 1999 -2001 Assistant College lecturer, UCD 1997 - 1999 Postdoctoral fellow, ETH Zurich, Switzerland 1996 - 1997 Postdoctoral fellow, Wageningen, NL 1996 Ph.D. Microbiology, UCC NUI.Research Links: SBBS Research | Biotechnology & Synthetic Biology Research in SBBS | Infection Biology Research in SBBS | UCD Centre for Synthesis and Chemical BiologyBioeconomy, Biotechnology, Biocatalysis, Integrated biorefining, Biomaterials, Biopolymers, Bioproducts, Polyhydroxyalkanoate, bipolymer applications, Waste valorisation, Upcycling, Enzyme technology, Protein engineering, Directed evolution, Microbiology, Oxidoreductase, Earth Institute UCD, UCD Conway Institute, Technology centre for Biorefining and Bioenergy (TCBB), Dairy Processing Technology centre, AMBER SFI centre, Bioplastech ltd. (UCD spin out company)

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Assistant College lecturer
    Industrial Microbiology, University College, Dublin30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • College Lecturer
    University College, Dublin30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Professor
    University College Dublin1 Jan 2014
  • Director BEACON SFI Bioeconomy Research Centre
    University College Dublin, School of Biomolecular and biomedical science, Dublin, Ireland2 Oct 2017

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Postdoctoral fellowship
    Wageningen Agricultural University, Netherlands30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Postdoctoral fellowship
    ETH Zurich, Switzerland30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999

DEGREES

  • BSc
    University College Cork
  • PhD
    University College Cork