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Prof Alan McCarthy B.Sc., Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Head of Admissions and Recruitment for the School of Life Sciences Functional and Comparative Genomics

    Biography

    Personal Statement

    Joined the University in 1985 as a lecturer in the Microbiology Department. 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.
    • University Lead for BBSRC Newcastle/Liverpool/Durham Doctoral Training Programme

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