INFANT's MSc and PhD students represent the best of postgraduate research
Our postgraduate students are studying for Masters or PhD degrees.
Sophie is a MSc by research student at INFANT. Her research ultimately aims to determine the downstream targets and effects of cerebral microRNA alterations in neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy using animal and cell models.
PhD Student, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology
Liz Considine graduated with a first class honours BSc in Biochemistry from UCC in 2002 and with a Post Graduate Diploma in Genetic Epidemiology from Sheffield University in 2010. Liz is currently an SFI funded PhD student at INFANT where her project involves using a variety of computational techniques to mine datasets from the SCOPE database for....
Andrea is a PhD candidate at INFANT, and is currently based in the Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research.
Rhodri’s work is helping us gain further knowledge of the neonatal brain and its EEG, whilst providing observation of ongoing EEG recordings within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Gillian is a PhD student on the Structured Population and Health Services Research Education (SPHeRE) programme, registered in University College Cork. Her background is in Epidemiology and Public Health and as part of her PhD, she will focus specifically on research in the area of perinatal epidemiology.
Gwinyai Masukume’s main research interest is the unintended long-term adverse health outcomes of Cesarean section in offspring delivered via this mode. While Cesarean section is certainly lifesaving, non-medically indicated surgical delivery has burgeoned worldwide.
Katie graduated from University College Cork (UCC) in 2013 with a first class honours degree in Neuroscience. Having developed a passion for developmental biology during her studies, she remained in UCC to undertake a PhD with the Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) and the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC).
PhD Student, BabyLink
Brian is undertaking an SFI funded PhD at INFANT as part of the Babylink project team. His PhD is in the area of signal processing looking into real time pattern matching/ recognition of EEG data.