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Full NameDr Colin Adrain

Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research

Queen's University Belfast

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Research Fields
  • genetics, genomics and molecular biology
  • infectious disease and the immune system
  • cell and developmental biology/regenerative medicine
  • physiology and non-communicable disease
  • cancer/oncology
Postgrad Medical Specialties
  • Medicine
  • General Practice
  • Pathology
Medical Subspecialties
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Immunology
  • Nephrology
  • Physiology
My Work

Dr. Adrain encourages PhD applications from candidates from a basic science or clinical background. Work in the Adrain lab combines cellular biochemistry, cell biology, and in vivo mammalian models. Project interests include organismal and cellular metabolism; Organismal biology and pathophysiology; Inflammatory and Growth factor signaling and cancer; Proteolysis and cancer; Protein biogenesis/protein quality control and cancer; Protein trafficking in the secretory pathway.