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Anatomy - Structured

Anatomy is heavily involved in the research activities of The National centre for Biomedical Engineering Science (NCBES), The Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI), The Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials and the National Biophotonics and Imaging Platform

Entry requirements

PhD candidates should normally have a high honours standard in a relevant academic discipline at primary degree level or equivalent together with the support of an academic staff member who is approved by the College to supervise the research in terms of its nature and scope.

Additional entry requirements
Candidates may be required to submit a research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.


Structured PhD - Anatomy - 4 years full-time

Further enquiries

Prof. Peter Dockery
Anatomy, Block B
NUI Galway


T: (091) 492 784


Areas of Specialisation:
Sampling design / Stereology / image analysis
Microscopy :Confocal / ambient and low temperature EM
Lectin Histochemistry
Detection of gene expression: in situ hybridization/PCR
Behavioural/phenotypic Characterisation (Animal/organ/cell)
Cell culture models including 3D cell culture systems.
Clinical Neuroimaging in Psychiatric Disorders

Broad Areas of Research Interest:
Reproductive Biology
Cardiovascular Biology
Biology of the Extracellular Matrix; receptors and signalling
Tissue Engineering

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