Antimicrobial peptides of Salmo salar

An examination of their structure and functionality.

The focus of this project is the functional investigation of antimicrobial peptides in particular beta defensins and cathelicidins from Atlantic Salmon. The research is conducted in collaboration with Dr John Barrett (IT Sligo), and Dr James Brennan (IT Sligo) with funding from the GMIT Research and Innovation Strategic Endowment and GMIT / Connacht Ulster Alliance PhD Completion Scholarship

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Lecturer and Researcher in medical science and fish health
Lecturer and Researcher in medical science and fish health