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Dr Damien Brady obtained a PhD in Biotechnology from University of Ulster in 1997 and subsequently joined the Lab of Trinity Professor Cliona O’Farrelly to carry out postdoctoral work in the area of antimicrobial peptides. In 2000 he joined a start-up Biotechnology company based in UCD to commercialise his patented research, which was subsequently acquired by Glanbia. In 2003 he was offered a lectureship at University College Dublin in the Department of Industrial Microbiology. He joined Athlone Institute of Technology as a lecturer in the Department of Life & Physical Science in 2008 and joined South East Technological University Carlow as a Lecturer in Microbiology in 2020. His teaching and research are in the field of Microbiology and he has published 45 research papers and over 50 conference proceedings. To date he has supervised 11 PhD students and 4 MSc. His research is typically applied and focuses on microbial pathogens of medical and veterinary importance. Damien is a reviewer for several academic journals and is on the Editorial Board of Biotechnology Letters.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


  • Q Science (General)
  • QR180 Immunology


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