Dr Andrew Kellett receives SFI CDA award

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Career Development Award

SFI have awarded Dr Andrew Kellett a prestigious Career Development Award (CDA). The project, Polynuclear Platinum(II) Biomaterials (PPtBio) for Antisense Therapeutic Application and Detection of Human Genetic Disease, will begin in December of 2016 and involves collaborators:  Prof Nicholas P Farrell (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA), Prof Tom Brown (University of Oxford), Dr Niall Barron (Director of NICB, DCU, Ireland), and ATDBio Ltd. (Oxford and Southampton, UK). A total award of €642,150 for the PPtBio project was announced today (October 18th) by Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD. Full details can be found here: http://www.sfi.ie/news-resources/press-releases/minister-halligan-announces-research-investment-of-€22.3-million-in-next-generation-of-research-talent.html.  

From Left to Right: Jiafu Wang, Susan Kelleher, Professor Greg Hughes, Director General of Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland, Professor Mark Ferguson, Andrew Kellett, Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD, James Walsh, Prince Anandarajah, Robert Forster, Jianghui Meng, Professor Oliver Dolly, Kevin McGuiness

From Left to Right: Jiafu Wang, Susan Kelleher, Professor Greg Hughes, Director General of Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland, Professor Mark Ferguson, Andrew Kellett, Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD, James Walsh, Prince Anandarajah, Robert Forster, Jianghui Meng, Professor Oliver Dolly, Kevin McGuiness