Miriam Lynn

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Dr. Miriam Lynn is a molecular biologist with more than 10 years of research experience in the fields of genetics, proteomics and immunology. She completed her PhD in Trinity College Dublin working in the field of parasitology. She continued her studies with a 3 year Post-Doctoral position with the University of British Columbia in Canada focusing on proteomic technologies including mass spectrometry and antibody production.

After this, Miriam Lynn returned to Ireland and took up a position in at the National Children's Research Centre working in paediatric oncology. In May 2011, she took up a position as Experienced Researcher in OncoMark working on a European Framework 7 funded project entitled RATHER which focuses on providing new rationalised therapy options for difficult-to-treat breast cancer subtypes. This position included a secondment as a More Experience Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Cancer Biology and Therapeutics Lab at University College Dublin.

Currently Miriam is working as EMBL Senior Postdoctoral Fellow at SAMHRI where she has been working as a member of the Computational and Systems Biology Program, part of the Precision Medicine Theme leading the gnotobiotic vaccine mouse models.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Cell Signaling and ADP- ribsoylation factor 1 effector proteins in African Trypanosomes, Trinity College Dublin


Award Date: 12 Dec 2008

Bachelor's Degree (Honours), Mitochondrial DNA sequence diversity in domestic animals, the Gaur, Trinity College Dublin


External positions

Experienced Researcher, OncoMark Ltd, NovaUCD, Belfield Innovation Park


Postdoctoral Fellow, Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children


Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia



  • microbiome
  • vaccine biology
  • systems immunology

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