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Dr. J.W. McGrath

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Dr. John McGrath
Senior Lecturer in Microbiology

BSc. (Hons.) Molecular Biology, 1st Class, 1992;
PhD. Microbiology, 1995,
Queen's University of Belfast.


Contact Information
Tel:  +44 (0)28 9097 2088 (Direct line)
Fax:  +44 (0)28 9097 5877
Room:  Medical Biology Centre - 0B.456

Administrative Responsibilities

International conferences organised: 1  School Management Board  Expert referee for the Bioresearch Ireland Advanced Technology Research Programme, Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund - Technology Development Phase and the journals Applied and Environmental Microbiology and Microbiology, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council  General Microbiology (Irish Branch) Committee Member and Local Representative  Coordinator of Practical Microbiology Training Course for Secondary School Teachers  Module co-ordinator  Bookshop and Library provision for School.

Research Interests

Microbiology and molecular biology  Biochemistry and genetics of environmental bacteria  Phosphate removal from wastewaters  Microbial metabolism of polyphosphate  Biodegradation of reduced phosphorus compounds e.g. organophosphonates  Pollution microbiology  Microbial ecology.  More...