Dr. Sonya Collier

Principal Clinical Psychologist in St James's Hospital, Dublin and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Trinity College Dublin

Dr. Sonya Collier is a Principal Clinical Psychologist in St James’s Hospital, Dublin and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Trinity College Dublin.  She is a graduate of the School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, where she undertook both her undergraduate degree and her clinical doctorate training.  She undertook post graduate therapy training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at Oxford University.  Together with Dr Anne-Marie O’Dwyer, Consultant Psychiatrist, she established the HSE award winning Psycho-Oncology Service in St James’s Hospital in 2003.  She is co-author of “Understanding and Managing Persistent Cancer-Related Fatigue: A self-help programme using cognitive behavioural strategies”.  Her clinical and research interests are in the development of cognitive behavioural interventions for alleviating distress caused by cancer and / or its treatment.

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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