Adele Connor

Adele Connor


Adele received a 1st class honours degree in Biology and Chemistry from Maynooth University in 2014, with an international year spent at York University in Toronto, Canada. She then completed a one year MSc in Biomedical Science at Ulster University in 2015. Adele joined UCD and worked as a Research Assistant for two years in Assoc. Prof. Antoinette Perry’s lab where she focused on the epiCaPture project. Adele was awarded an Irish Cancer Society Scholarship in 2020 to carry out a PhD project entitled – ‘Investigating the heterogeneic biology of ovarian cancer metastasis using high resolution imaging to inform novel combination therapies’. Adele began her PhD in January 2021, supervised by Assoc. Prof. Antoinette Perry (UCD), Prof. Jeremy Simpson (UCD) and Assoc. Prof. Joanne Lysaght (TCD) and in collaboration with Prof. Donal Brennan (Mater Misericordiae University Hospital). Adele was nominated for the Irish Cancer Society’s PhD Scholar of the year in 2023, and has presented her work at conferences in Ireland, Italy and America. Adele is an active member of the Irish Network of Gynaecological Oncology, and was involved in the successful application to the Irish Cancer Society’s Public and Patient Involvement Award 2022 for a project entitled ‘Broadening Patient Involvement in Ovarian Cancer Research’.

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