Paul Lavin is currently a PhD student at the Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin. He is characterising Cyclophilin A as a novel regulator of cytokinesis in the McGee Lab. Cylophilin A is a member of the Peptidyl-prolyl isomerase family which plays an important role in cytokinesis and is up-regulated in many cancers. He is also a Junior Teaching Assistant at the School as he passionately believes in science and its promotion. He graduated from Univeristy College Dublin in 2011 with a First Class Honours BSc in Genetics.
When not the the lab, Paul can be found on Twitter, reading, gaming, and fencing.
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