B.Sc. University College Dublin (1986); Ph.D.(1990) from University College Dublin (supervisors, Dervilla Donnelly and Sir Derek Barton). Postdoctoral Fellow with John Brown FRS at the University of Oxford (1990-3). College lecturer at Wadham College Oxford1992-1993; College lecturer/director of studies at St. Hugh's College Oxford. Joined University College Dublin in 1993; Promoted to Senior Lectuer (2002), Associate Professor (2003) and Full Professor (2006) at UCD. Chief Executive of the Conway Institute at UCD (2004-5) and Director of the Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology (joint 2002-4 and solely 2005-present). Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Institute of Chemistry in Ireland.
- BScUniversity College Dublin
- PhDUniversity College Dublin