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Class of 2022 Graduation

Class of 2022 Graduation & Medal Awards

On Wednesday the 7st of September 2022,  SBBS held a reception in the O'Brien Science Centre to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2022, as students from our five undergraduate programmes were conferred with their degrees that day. 

Prof Wim Meijer, Head of School, opened the reception by congratulating the new graduates on their achievements and invited our new alumni to keep in touch with the school as they progress through their new career and study paths. 

Resize Wim

The reception included the awarding of medals by the Heads of Subjects to the top performing students in Stage 4 of each degree programme - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Neuroscience and Pharmacology. The medal winners were as follows:

 Resize Jana Joha Biochemistry Medal

Jana Joha, winner of the Michael G Harrington Medal for Biochemistry, with outgoing Head of Biochemistry Assoc Prof Siobhán McClean

 Resize Dorian Dederko Biochemistry Project Medal.

Dorian Dederko, winner of the Joy Carey Medal for Best Biochemistry Project, with outgoing Head of Biochemistry Assoc Prof Siobhán McClean

 Resize Kellie Horan Genetics Medal

Kellie Horan, winner of the Genetics Medal, with Head of Genetics Assoc Prof Peadar Ó Gaora

Resize Isabelle Daly Microbiology Medal

Isabelle Daly, winner of  The Hussey Award for Microbiology, with outgoing Head of Microbiology Dr Tadhg Ó'Cróinín

REsize Ruth Colbert Neuroscience Medal.

Ruth Colbert, winner of the Neuroscience medal, with outgoing Head of Neuroscience Assoc Prof Oliver Blacque

Resize Ellen O Neill Pharmacology Medal

Ellen O' Neill, winner of the Regan Medal for Pharmacology, with Head of Pharmacology Assoc Prof Carmel Hensey


Resize Carmel & Veronica Regan

The Regan Medal for Pharmacology was presented by Mrs Veronica Regan, wife of the late Professor Ciarán Regan, SBBS Professor of Neuropharmacology


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