Jacob Kennedy RESEARCH ASSISTANT University College Dublin
Jacob Kennedy is a Research Assistant in the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science in University College Dublin.
Jacob graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a B.A. (Mod) in Genetics in 2022, where he completed his final project on a novel murine model of Age Related Macular Degeneration. Jacob joined the Acclimatize team two weeks following his final year exams and has since undertaken a range of responsibilities including coordination of undergraduate fieldwork teams and associated laboratory work, MST analyses by qPCR and Bioinformatics.
His role on the Acclimatize project is personal to Jacob having grown up in a boating environment, spending much of his childhood on and in the water in Ringsend Marina, Athlone and other canal systems.
This project has been part funded by the ERDF though the Ireland Wales Programme 2014 -2020. www.irelandwales.eu