Team members

Investigators > Jochen Prehn > Team Members, please also see Mentoring and Supervision and Research

  • Prof Jochen Prehn
  • Patsy Connolly (CSM Administrator)

Computational Modeling:

  • Heinrich Huber, Ph.D. (Co-PI)

CSM Manager:

  • Lone Skoubo Bertelsen, Ph.D.

Research & Innovation Manager:

  • Mary-Kate Connolly, Ph.D.

Director of Molecular Imaging:

  • Heiko Duessmann, Ph.D.

Data Base Manager and Bioinformatician:

  • Ana Barat, Ph.D.

Senior Technician:

  • Helena Bonner, Ph.D.

Laboratory Manager:

  • Ina Woods

Research Engineer Image Analysis and Biostatistician:

  • Jasmin Schmid, M.Sc.


  • Dr Niamh Connolly (Neuroscience therapeutics, AMPK modelling)
  • Dr Karen Coughlan, (AMPK: signaling and therapeutic target)
  • Dr Beatrice D’Orsi (Neuroscience therapeutics)
  • Dr Lorna Flanagan (Colon cancer, APO-COLON)
  • Dr Marion Hogg (Angiogenin as a therapeutic target, ALS)
  • Dr Andreas Lindner (Colorectal cancer)
    Protein Response, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology)
  • Dr Robert O’Byrne
  • Saidhbhe L. O’Riordan (ALS, neurodegenerative therapeutics).
  • Dr Shona Pfeiffer (Neuroscience therapeutics, diabetes)
  • Dr Manuela Salvucci
  • Dr Franziska Walter
  • Dr Orla Watters (Neuroscience therapeutics)
  • Dr. Natalia Niewidok (Colon cancer)
  • Dr. Guiyeom Kang (Computational neuroscience and systems biology)

Ph.D. Students:

  • Ciara Dunphy, BSc (AMPK: signaling and colorectal cancer biomarkers) (SFI Student)
  • James Kealey, BSc (CRC: Imaging of cellular bioenergetics) (SFI student)
  • Sinead Kinsella, BSc
  • Federico Lucantoni, MSc
  • Sergej Susdalzew, MSc (ANG – Mechanism of ribonucleolytic activity in ALS)

MSc Students

  • Stefan Haunsberger, BSc

M.D. students:

  • Dr Karen Boland (Colon cancer biomarker and therapeutics)
  • Dr Kieron Sweeney (GBM therapeutics)
  • Dr Phil O’Halloran (GBM therapeutics)
  • Dr Siobhan Bacon (Diabetes biomarkers) (Co-supervisor)
  • Dr. Mark Woods
  • Dr. Zaitun Zakaria

Research Technician:

  • Ross Gallagher, M.Sc.
  • Luise Halang

Research Nurse:

  • Orna Bacon, Colorectal cancer research nurse (Beaumont Hospital)