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Anatomy - Structured


Structured PhD— Anatomy—4 years full-time

Further enquiries

Prof. Peter Dockery

Anatomy, Block B

NUI Galway


T: + 353 91 492 784

Application date

Course Code: 1SPS1

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

Research areas

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

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

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