Prof Donal O'Shea
Starts: 1 October 2014
Wednesday 1st October 2014
Royal College of Surgeons
"Real-Time Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging - research tools with the potential for clinical use"
Prof. Donal O’Shea received his PhD degree in Chemistry from University College Galway in 1994. He held post-doctoral positions in the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) and Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (USA) following which he was a research scientist at Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, New York. In 1999 he returned to academia to a position in University College Dublin and was promoted to Professor of Chemistry in 2007.
In 2013 he moved to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where he is the current Prof. and Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry. He has received the Royal Society of Chemistry, Inaugural 2012 North/South of Ireland lectureship award, is a member of the Editorial Board of Chinese Chemical Letters.
He has held visiting professorship positions at Donghua University Shanghai, University of Rennes, and the École Nationale Supérieure de Cachan Paris. His research interests include organometallic chemistry, automated flow micro-reactors, the development of light activated therapeutics and near-infrared fluorochromes.
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Paul Spencer Lecture Theatre,Redwood (2.60C)
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