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Science Advocate James Lawless visits APC

Left to right: Dr Jill Haynes, Dr Kevin Byrne, Prof Fergus Shanahan, Mr James Lawless TD, Prof. Colin Hill, Prof Catherine Stanton and Prof John Cryan

Senior management at APC Microbiome Ireland recently hosted a visit of   James Lawless TD and  science advocate, and his adviser Dr Kevin Byrne, UCD.

James Lawless is a Fianna Fail TD for the Kildare North constituency and is the Deputy Spokesperson on Science, Technology & Research and Development.

The group engaged in  incisive and informative dialogue on APC’s extensive discovery research portfolio and operations as well as on wider science policy issues.

The APC visit was part of a wider engagement by Mr Lawless and Dr Byrne  with the University research community.