Dr. Tanya Mulcahy
Tanya joined the Health Innovation Hub in December 2013. She has a wealth of experience in the public and private sector; her most recent role was Manager of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, UCC. She has an honours degree in Biochemistry and a PhD in Cancer Genetics from UCC.
She has conducted postdoctoral research in population based Neuropsychiatric Genetics at Trinity College Dublin and has over 10 years’ experience in biotechnology based research and development industries – Schering Plough (NJ, USA) and start-up Biotechnology company Orchid Biosciences (Princeton, NJ). Dr Mulcahy returned to Ireland from the USA in 2006 and worked with Science Foundation Ireland before joining UCC in 2009.
Tanya is a member of the Executive Management Board of Eureka Centre for inquiry based Education in Science and Mathematics. She is co-ordinator of the BioInnovate programme at UCC.