Dr Isabella Bray

Dr Isabella Bray

Senior Council Member

 

Dr. Isabella Bray is the Research & Operations Manager at the National Children’s Research Centre, where she is responsible for the management of the Research Grants and Operations teams. As part of her role, she works closely with the Chief Executive to implement a research strategy and ensure the accurate communication of NCRC research to key stakeholders including researchers, clinicians, patients, and the public.

Isabella holds a BSc in Biotechnology and a Ph.D. in Cancer Cell Biology, both from Dublin City University. After completion of her Ph.D. she moved in 2007 to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where the focus of her research was neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer. In 2012 she became Coordinator of the Cancer Genetics group in RCSI before leaving in 2014 to join the Fannin Scientific Technical Applications & Sales team. In January 2016 she took up the post of Research Manager at the Irish Cancer Society where she worked until moving to her current position at the NCRC in March 2018.

National Children’s Research Centre

3D mammosphere culture of breast epithelial cell line MCF10A.

Courtesy of Dr. Emer Bourke, NUI Galway

Phospho-Akt expression and localisation

Mediated by VEGF in A549 lung cancer cells. Visualised by high content image analysis.

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

Metaphase chromosome spread of Jurkat T-lymphoma cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

Apoptosis assessment of SKMES-1 lung cancer cells

Using a multiparameter apoptosis staining kit, showing cell nuclei (blue), actin (green) and mitochondrial activity (orange).

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

HeLa Cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

IACR & EACR Joint Conference 2020

26 — 28 February 2020 at Galway Bay Hotel, Galway

Mitotic Chronic Myelogenous Leukaemia K562 Cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

Cell to Cell Tweeting

Via nanoparticles (red) in Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)

Courtesy of Sinéad Lindsay, UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin (UCD) Ireland.

Confocal Microscopy Analysis

Of phospho-Akt expression in H460 lung cancer cells in response to hypoxia (0.5% O2).

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

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