PROFESSOR DOLORES CAHILL – Let’s pray she doesn’t know what she is taking about.

Prof. Cahill received her degree in Molecular Genetics from Trinity College Dublin (1989) & her PhD in Immunology from Dublin City University in 1994.

She was group leader of the Protein Technology Group in the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany (1996-2003)

Since 2005, she is Professor of Translational Science at the UCD School of Medicine & Medical Sciences.

Her research, publication & patent record is in high content protein/antibody arrays and their biomedical applications. Application include the characterisation of antibodies specificity (including therapeutic antibodies), biomarker discovery validation, diagnostics, protein-interaction studies, proteomics, large scale/systems biology research.

Since 2003, a Member of the Irish Government’s Advisory Science Council.

She was awarded the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) 2009 Award for her research & its significance.