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Em P Alan McCarthy B.Sc., Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of Microbiology Functional and Comparative Genomics

Biography

Personal Statement

Joined the University in 1985 as a lecturer in the Microbiology Department. Former Head of Undergraduate Admissions for the School of Life Sciences and Chairman of postgraduate selection committee for the Institute of Integrative Biology .

Personal Distinctions

  • Plenary Lecture (Keynote Speech, British Ecological Society 2016)
  • Invited lecture (Invitation to Speak, University of Georgia, U.S.A 2016)
  • Invited Lecture (Invitation to Speak, XJTLU Souzhou 2016)
  • Invited Lecture (Invitation to Speak, Northumbria University 2016)
  • Research Seminar (Invitation to Speak, University of Salford 2016)
  • Shigatoxigenic bacteriophages (Invitation to Speak, Warwick University 2014)
  • Royal Society for Chemistry invited lecture (Invitation to Speak, University of Plymouth 2014)

Administrative Roles

  • Head of undergraduate admissions for the School of Life Sciences and chairman of postgraduate selection committee for IIB to 2019
  • University Lead for BBSRC Newcastle/Liverpool/Durham Doctoral Training Programme to 2019

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