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Assoc Professor Oliver Blacque

Assoc Professor

Oliver Blacque

Associate 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


2017: Appointed as Associate professor in cell biology and genetics. 2011: Awarded SFI Principal Investigator Award. 2010: Appointed as UCD College Lecturer. 2006: Appointed as UCD Research Lecturer. 2006: Awarded SFI President of Ireland Young Researcher award. 2002-2005: Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Michel Leroux, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. 2001: Awarded PhD (Biochemistry), University College Dublin. Research Links: Research in SBBS | Mechanisms of Disease Research in SBBS | Model Organisms in SBBS Oliver Blacque, Cilia, C. elegans, intraflagellar transport, Ciliopathy, intracellular trafficking, Bardet Biedl syndrome, basal body, flagella, model organism, Conway


  • Associate Professor
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Mar 2017
  • Assistant Professor
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 2011 - 28 Feb 2017
  • Research Lecturer
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 2006 - 31 Aug 2011


  • BSc
  • MSc
  • PhD
    University College Dublin


  • PhD
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Oct 1996 - 3 Sep 2001
    BiochemistrySupervised by Worrall M
  • Postdoctoral training
    Simon Fraser University, Canada11 Feb 2002 - 23 Sep 2005
    Postdoctoral ResearchSupervised by Leroux MR