Mark Tangney

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Mark Tangney – APC Faculty

Mark is a Principal Investigator at Cancer Research @UCC, Senior Investigator at APC Microbiome Ireland, Director of the UCC SynBioCentre and Head of the iEd Hub. Mark has previously worked at various international institutions (Los Angeles, Boston, Copenhagen) and published extensively in the fields of cancer, gene & cell therapy and microbiology.

With a PhD in microbiology and an MBA from UCC, Mark’s interests include associations between bacteria and cancer, development of microbes as cancer therapeutics and diagnostics; Synthetic Biology; and entrepreneurship. He serves as Vice Secretary General of the International Society for Cell and Gene Therapy of Cancer (ISCGT) and member of the editorial board of several international journals. 

Mark’s group’s work is funded by Breakthrough Cancer Research, Science Foundation Ireland and the EU.