Orla Ann O’Sullivan

Orla graduated with a BSc in Genetics from University College Cork in 2019. Orla has worked on projects using mitochondrial DNA sequencing to infer phylogeographic history of Irish fish populations. She is currently working as a laboratory technician at SeqBiome on a range of microbiome.

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Dr Sarita Dam

Sarita finished her BSc on Medical biology and MSc on Cognitive Neuroscience at the Radboud University Nijmegen (NL). She performed research with rodents on several projects that focused on the investigation of early dietary factors on the brain and cognitive development in mice and she measured behavioral flexibility in touchscreen-based rodent tasks relevant to human conditions (e.g. schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and depression). As a PhD candidate at the Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen (NL), she specialized in translational neuroscience and worked on the effect of dietary interventions, their effect on the structure of the gut microbiome and how this relates to behavioral changes in Neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Marcus O’Brien

Marcus completed his BSc in Microbiology and MSc in Bioinformatics in University College Cork. He has worked on projects involving Parkinson’s disease, Listeria and Chlorella. He is currently working as a Bioinformatician for SeqBiome, performing analysis on genomic, 16s and metagenomic data on a wide array of microbiomes.

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