CSO SiSaf Ltd Biotechnology Company - Nanoparticle drug / vaccine delivery systems.
Background in: Immunology, Virology and Microbiology for Veterinary and Human Research.
Hon Sen. Lecturer at Queen's University Belfast - Virology undergraduate course teaching and supervision of PhD students, collaborative research grants.
Previously Head of Virology Branch - government research institute. Responsible for animal health research programmes (EU, UK research funding; vaccines, diagnostics, proteomics / metabolomics, nutrition immunology, nutrition disease prevention), commercial diagnostic testing services (aquaculture and poultry), Government emergency response team for epizootic disease testing in animals.
Senior Scientist (Immunologist) in the bovine Tuberculosis Research Team - Government Research Laboratory (AFBI) Northern Ireland, UK. T-cell immunology, immuno-diagnosis (IFN-gamma testing and field application), disease modelling and vaccine immunology.
Postdoctoral research scientist on salmon pancreas disease in salmon (development of first diagnostic tools and identification of major viral vaccine target antigens)
Postdoctoral research scientist on human VZV Ty-VLP vaccines
PhD studies on the immunosuppressive mechanisms and pathogenesis of BVD virus in cattle