Level 6, 7 and 8 progression route leads to PhD for Dr Katie Meagher

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PhD title: Development of a Carotenoid-enriched Hen Egg as a Novel Food to Augment Serum and Macular Carotenoids in Healthy Individuals

PhD title: Development of a Carotenoid-enriched Hen Egg as a Novel Food to Augment Serum and Macular Carotenoids in Healthy Individuals

Following her undergraduate studies in Applied Chemistry at WIT Katie was recommended for the PhD position by her final year WIT School of Science lecturers

My PhD title

Development of a Carotenoid-enriched Hen Egg as a Novel Food to Augment Serum and Macular Carotenoids in Healthy Individuals

PhD funding

The Howard Foundation, Downing College, Cambridge

Year graduated

2015

Supervisors

Dr Wayne Cummins

Prof David Thurnham

Related academic school/research centre at WIT

School of Science

Current job title and employer

Validation Engineer, Sanofi Ltd

Path into research

I completed my undergraduate studies at WIT and was recommended for the PhD position by my final year WIT Lecturers.

WIT qualifications:

Postgraduate Certificate (Lv. 9) in Advanced Chromatographic Techniques 2014

BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry and Quality Management 2010

BSc in Applied Chemistry 2009

Higher Certificate in General Science 2008

What are you doing now?

New product introduction of lyophilised enzyme therapies for the treatment of rare genetic diseases

Links

LinkedIn profile


25 years of PhD graduates was marked at Waterford Institute of Technology in 2018. The institute was one the first of Ireland's regional technical colleges to award PhDs in 1993.

Related Courses

Bachelor of Science in  Science (General)
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in  Science (Common Entry)

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