Dr Liam Burke
Liam graduated from NUI Galway in 2009 with a BSc in Microbiology. His PhD was on antimicrobial resistant bacteria causing human infections and novel peptide therapeutics, which he carried out in the Clinical Microbiology Department, RCSI at Beaumont Hospital under Prof Hilary Humphreys, Dr Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes and Dr Marc Devocelle. Liam joined the Anatomy Department, RCSI as a Post-Doctoral Researcher in 2014 and worked on the AMCARE project, focusing on controlled drug delivery to the heart. Liam has experience in the management of international research projects and coordinated the preparation of the DRIVE proposal amongst partners. He will manage the DRIVE Programme as well as contributing to islet isolations and biological aspects of the project at RCSI.