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Ciara McCarthy

PhD project:

  • Modelling and experimental analysis of Endoplasmic Reticulum stress, inflammation pathways and networks in Human adipocytes

Masters in Mathematical and Biophysical Chemistry:

Miniprojects: 24 week linked project on Antibiotic Chemotherapy.

Drug design, synthesis and functional characterisation of these compounds for antimicrobial activity against E.coli, H.influenzae and other gram negative bacteria.

Supervisors:

University of Warwick

  • Centre for Scientific Computing: Professor Mark Rodger
  • Chemical Biology: Professor Tim Bugg
  • Biological Sciences: Professor Chris Dowson, Dr Adrian Lloyd and Dr David Roper

MRCT, Mill Hill, London

  • Dr Jasveen Chugh: Computational Chemist
  • Dr Andrew Merritt: Associate Director of Chemistry

 

Background:

2004-2008:

  • Natural Sciences at Trinity College, Dublin. Specialised in Biochemistry with Immunology. 4 year BA (Hons)
  • Undergraduate research project: Changes in TLR and cytokine gene expression levels in a rabbit model of Trypanosomiasis infection

    2008-2009:

    • Research assistant at Oxford university

     


    Interests and Hobbies:

    • Hockey: Oxford city team 2009
    • Punting
    • German
    • Arts and literature: Attended some events at the BBC Proms (2010), Hay-on-Wye festival (2010) and exhibitions at Somerset House (2009)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Funding provided by:

     

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      Email: ciara.mccarthy@warwick.ac.uk



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