Staff Profile


Professional Qualifications

I have acted as a grant reviewer for the following funding organisations:

MRC

BBSRC

Welcome Trust

NC3Rs

US Army Research Office

Science Foundation Ireland

Health Research Board, Ireland

Enterprise Ireland

ANR BiothechS, France

Pôle des Technologies Santé, Montpéllier, France

 





External Appointments (structured)
DescriptionFromTo
DescriptionFromTo
Associate Editor, Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, Wiley Blackwell2009present
Editorial Board Member, Advances in Preventive Medicine, Hindawi Publishing Corporation2010present




Membership Of Other Societies / Professional Activities

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Since arriving at Queen’s University Belfast in May 2004, research from my group has been presented at the following national and international conferences:

1. 13th International Conference on Negative Strand Viruses, June 17-22, 2006.  Salamanca, Spain (2 abstracts).

2. Society for General Microbiology Spring meeting, March 26-29, 2007. Manchester, England. (1 abstract).

3. European Society for Clinical Virology, May 24-25, 2007. Lyon, France (invitated speaker).

4. 6th International RSV Symposium, Oct. 25-28, 2007.  Marco Island, FL, USA. (2 abstracts).

5. Ulster Immunology Group/British Society for Immunology 50th Anniversary Symposium.  Oct. 29, 2007.  Belfast, Northern Ireland. (1 abstract) (conference organiser).

6. Society for General Microbiology Spring meeting, March 31-April 3, 2008. Edinburgh, Scotland. (1 abstract).

7. Irish Society for Immunology/Ulster Immunology Group Joint meeting, Sept. 15-16, 2008. Dublin, Ireland. (1 abstract).

8. XIV International Congress of Virology, Aug. 10-15, 2008. Istanbul, Turkey (3 abstracts).

9. Society for General Microbiology Spring meeting, March 30-April 2, 2009. Harrowgate, England. (1 abstract).

10. Ulster Immunology Group symposium, June 1-2, 2009.  Belfast, Northern Ireland. (5 abstracts – 1 awarded best poster) (conference organiser; Session Chair).

12. Irish Society for Immunology annual meeting, Sept. 10-11, 2009. Dublin, Ireland (1 abstract; Session Chair; Poster Judge).

13. Society for General Microbiology Spring meeting, March 29-April 1, 2010. Edinburgh, Scotland. (1 abstract).

14. Ulster Immunology Group/Irish Society for Immunology Joint Meeting, Sept. 1-2, 2010.  Belfast, Northern Ireland. (4 abstracts) (conference organiser; Session Chair).

15. EMBO Workshop – Viruses and Innate Immunity.  May 5-7, 2010. Dublin, Ireland. (1 abstract; co-best poster prize);

16. 14th International Conference on Negative Strand Viruses, June 20-25, 2010. Bruges, Belgium (3 abstracts).

17. 7th International RSV Symposium, Dec. 2-5, 2010. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  (6 abstracts – 2 received special mention).

18. Society for General Microbiology Irish Brance Meeting, April 19-20, 2011. Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2 abstracts).

19. XV International Congress of Virology, Sept. 11-16, 2011. Sapporo, Japan (2 abstracts).

20. Northern Ireland Infection & Immunity Translational Research Group Away Day 2012. February 28, 2012. Belfast, Northern Ireland (3 abstracts, including runner-up poster prize).

21. Society for General Microbiology Spring meeting, March 26-29, 2012. Dublin, Ireland. (2 abstracts).

22. 8th International RSV Symposium, Sept. 26-30, 2012. Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA (2 abstracts).

23. Northern Ireland Infection & Immunity Tranlational Research Group Away Day 2013. March 7th, 2010. Belfast, Northern Ireland (2 abstracts).

24. Society for General Microbiology Spring meeting, March 25-28, 2013. Manchester, England (1 abtract).

25. 15th International Negative Strand Virus meeting, June 16-21, 2013. Granada, Spain (4 abstracts).

26. Irish Society for Immunology annual meeting, Sept. 12-13, 2013, Dublin, Ireland (1 abstract). 

27. 13th International Workshop on Langerhans Cells, October 10-13, 2013. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (1 abstracts).

28. 2014 AAAAI Annual meeting. February 28 – March 4, 2014. San Diago, CA, USA (1 abstract)

29. Society for General Microbiology Spring meeting, April 14-17, 2014. Liverpool, UK. (1 abstract).

30. 8th International RSV Symposium, Nov. 9-13, 2014. Stellenbosch, South Africa (4 abstracts).

31. 16th International Conference on Negative Stand Viruses, June 14-19,  2015. Siena, Italy (1 abstract).

32. 1st International Meeting on Respiratory Pathogens, Sept. 2-4, 2015. Furama RiverFront Singepore (1 abstract).

33. Irish Society for Immunology annual meeting, Sept. 17-18, 2015, Dublin, Ireland (2 abstracts, 1 received 2nd poster prize).

34. NI Infection & Immunity Translational Research Group Away Day, January 29, 2019, Belfast, Northern Ireland (4 abstracts).

35. Microbiology Society Annual conference, March 21-24, 2016, Liverpool, UK. (4 abstracts)

Total abstracts presented = 72