Prof. Andrew Kellett - Group Leader

Andrew Kellett is Associate Professor of Inorganic and Medicinal Chemistry in the School of Chemical Sciences at Dublin City University (DCU). His group are based at the National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology (NICB) and Nano-Bioanalytical Research Facility and focus on discovery of metallodrug-nucleic acid interactions for biochemical and therapeutic application. He is coordinator of the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN), ClickGene, and his lab is supported by Science Foundation Ireland, the Irish Research Council and the Synthesis and Solid-State Pharmaceutical Centre. He completed his B.Sc. in chemistry from NUI Maynooth, graduating with a 1st class Hons. degree. He received his PhD under the guidance of Prof. Michael Devereux and Dr. Maureen Walsh at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) in 2007, and was then appointed as A.F. Graves Postdoctoral Fellow at the Focas Research Institute from 2008 - 2011. In 2011 he joined DCU as lecturer of Inorganic Chemistry, in 2014 moved to lecturer of Inorganic and Medicinal Chemistry and was appointed to Associate Professor in 2017.

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