Dr Thaïs McNamara

Thaïs McNamara joined our Cell Technology Group in 2022 as a Research Associate on the EI funded collaborative project with NIBRT, Kerry and Valitacell.  Thais received a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology and biochemistry from the University of Galway in 2021. She then continued to complete an MSc in cellular manufacturing and therapy also from the University of Galway. Thais has joined an active research team at NIBRT investigating the biomanufacturing potential of using plant hydrolysates for the high productivity of therapeutics including monoclonal antibodies and will be working closely with Dr. Sandra Roche.  She brings strong academic credentials and an enthusiasm which will be invaluable in moving forward.