Annual Report 2001 - School of Biotechnology

annual report 2001

school of biotechnology

Visiting Scholars/Lecturers at the University

Dr Paul Ross, Department of Dairy Quality, Teagasc, Dairy Products Research Center, Moorepark, Co Cork
"Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks: Genetic Improvement of Food Cultures", 11 April 2001.

Dr C Holscher, London
Visit and discussions on potential collaborations, 2 October 2000.

Staff from Medtronics, Galway
For discussions on potential research collaboration, 20 October 2001.

Dr Wim Meyers, UCD Belfield
For visit and discussions on research, 14 November, 2000.

Dr Chris Elliott and co-workers, Dept of Veterinary Sciences, QUB
For discussions on research and future collaborations, 30 November 2000.

Dr Edward Balbirnie
For lecture on Commercial Biotechnology and collaboration discussions, 15 December 2000.

Dr Dolores Cahill, Max Plank Institute, Hamburg
For research discussions, 22 January 2001.

Ms O Lahiff, Trinity Biotech
For research discussions, 1 February 2001.

Professor Olavi Pelkonen, University of Oulu, Finland
For research discussions, 12-13 February 2001.

Dr Torres Sweeney, Dept of Veterinary Medicine, UCD
For research discussions and collaborations, 19 February 2001.

Dr Eric Fogt, Medtronics, USA
For discussions on potential collaborations, 14 March 2001.

Professor Len Poulter, University College London, Dept. of Immunology
For discussions on collaboration, 24 August 2001.

Dr E Walsh, Bioconnect
For discussions on meeting in DCU for Bioconnect, 21 August 2001.

Dr Ma Wei, Chemistry Department, Dalian University of Technology, China
Dr Ma Wei is spending a year at the laboratory of John Tobin conducting research on our collaborative project entitled "Biosorption metal removal from multicomponent systems using peat biomass".