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Walsh, Colum Professor

Professor of Genetics

Academic and Professional Qualifications:
- 1995 Ph.D. Dept. Animal Genetics and Development, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
- 1990 BA.(Honours) Natural Sciences II (Genetics), First Class. Trinity College, Dublin.

Career Summary:
- Nov 2005- present Group Leader, Stem Cells and Epigenetics Research Group
- October 2002-present Senior Lecturer in Molecular Genetics, UU
- Jan 1999- Sept. 2002 Lecturer in Molecular Genetics, University of Ulster at Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
- August 1995-Dec. 1998 Awarded a Swedish Cancer Foundation post-doctoral fellowship (1996, renewed 1997) then a Leukemia Research Foundation fellowship (1998) to study the role of DNA methylation in transcriptional control with Dr. Tim Bestor, Dept. of Genetics and Development, Columbia University, New York.
- August 1990- May 1995 Recipient of a PhD fellowship from the Karolinska Institute to study development and imprinting in the laboratory of Prof. Rolf Ohlsson and Dr. Gary Franklin. Ph.D. position transferred to Uppsala University with the lab in 1994. Worked June-August 1995 in a postdoctoral capacity.
- June 1989-Oct. 1989 American-Irish foundation grant to with Prof. Ray Rodriguez at the Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Davis

Research interests
- Stemcell

Walsh, Colum Professor


Professor Colum Walsh
Professor of Genetics
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute


Room W1070
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70124484

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