About us

THE GROUP BOARD MEMBERS

 

The current Group Board Members appointed to act on behalf of the full group and oversee the activities of this organisation are as follow:

IGNACIO MARTIN LOECHES (Chairperson)

 

Dr Martin-Loeches is full time Intensive Care Medicine physician, Vice-Director and lead of Research in Intensive Care Medicine at St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Currently Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Trinity College, Dublin. Dr Martin-Loeches obtained his PhD (summa cum

laude) in the discipline of Infectious diseases and Internal Medicine.

 

AlFONSO BLANCO (Vice Chair)

 

Alfonso Blanco is the Director of the Flow Cytometry Core Technologies in the University College Dublin, European distributor of ExCyte. Expert Cytometry, Co-Director and founder of the Cytometry Society of Ireland. Alfonso has won the Accuri´s Creativity Awards 2009 “Innovative Applications of Flow Cytometry”, the Irish Laboratory Awards 2013 “Laboratory Staff Member of the Year” and was one of the 5 ISAC Scholars awarded in 2010.

 

MERCEDES CARBAYO-ABENGOZAR (Secretary)

 

Dr Mercedes Carbayo-Abengozar is an Spanish and Latin American Lecturer in the School of Modern Languages Literatures and Cultures (SMLLC) at Maynooth University since February, 2015.

 

 

MERCEDES VAZQUEZ (Treasurer)

 

Dr. Mercedes Vázquez is Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry and Academic Exchange Coordinator at the School of Chemical Sciences and Principal Investigator at the National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR), Dublin City University (DCU).