Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland P61 C996
ORCID ID: 000-0002-9354-3121
Linda’s lab has published >46 research papers in international peer reviewed journals (33 in the last 5 years), 4 invited book chapters and Linda has a h-index of 18, i-index of 26. She leads a molecular biology group at Teagasc with research interests in Food Bioactives, Food Bioavailability and Intestinal Barrier function. She has been Coordinator/Principal Investigator on numerous national and EU funded projects including Food for Health Ireland, with in excess of €2.5m allocated to her lab. In 2012, she successfully completed an industrial sabbatical at Nestlé Research Centre, Lausanne Switzerland. She currently sits on the Senior Officials Government Group on Smart Ageing, Dept. of An Taoiseach. She is an associate editor for SpringerPlus and a regular reviewer for the top Food Bioactive journals (Food Chemistry, Molecular Nutrition & Food Research and Food & Function) and has reviewed grant proposals for several government and funding agencies (e.g.: IRSCET, DEFRA-UK).
Research areas of interest for MSCA IF application: Food Bioactives, Food Digestion and Bioavailability, Intestinal Barrier Function
Linda has supervised 7 PhD, 10 M.Sc and 6 Post-doctoral scientists to completion and currently supervises 3 PhD students, 1 M.Sc and 2 post-doctoral scientists. Linda has management accreditation in Managing People FETAC Level 6 and IMI Management certification. She has actively participated in Teagasc’s Walsh Fellowship Programme (post-graduate) as a member of the Walsh Fellowship Committee, conference judge, and up skilling at supervisor training workshops. Ex-postgraduate scientists from her lab currently hold senior positions in industry including: Site Head Quality-ALCON, QS Supervisor-MYLAN, Analytical Chemist-EL LILY, R&D analyst-TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Biochemist Analyst-MERCK MILLIPORE and QC microbiologist-SANOFI GENZYME.