Jamie recently graduated from Trinity College, The University of Dublin with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Human Health Disease. He has just begun his PhD studies with the Comparative Immunology Group at the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Insitute. During his undergraduate degree, Jamie carried out research projects at both The University of Oxford and the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience.
His PhD project is focused on elucidating the mechanisms by which some people are resistant to viral infection. Jamie is extremely passionate about science communication, having previously served as the Science and Research Correspondent with The University Times. He is also a Reid Scholar at Trinity. D’fhás Jamie suas i gceantar Gaeltachta agus mar sin tá grá mór aige don teanga.
Undergraduate Award Global Winner in 2017
University: Trinity College Dublin
Category: Life Sciences
NLRP3 inflammasome activation alters the metabolic profile of macrophages.