Lecturer (Biological Sciences)

Lecturer (Biological Sciences)


PhD, B.Sc.


Anne Hayden is currently a lecturer within the Department of Home Economics. She is a graduate of the University of Hertfordshire (B.Sc) and University College London (PhD, Cellular Biology).Anne has spent a large part of her career working as a senior research scientist in pharmaceutical R&D with a strong  focus on inflammatory diseases and cancer and has also spent time working for a number of governmental agencies in Ireland including science foundation Ireland (SFI) and the HEA.  


Anne’s research interests still lie in the area of inflammation and more recently, food related inflammatory conditions

  • (2010) Profile of Public Research Activity in Ireland 1998-2006 (HEA publication) -researcher and data analyst
  • (2000) Molecular cloning and functional characterisation of drosophila Tunen, a homolog of the germ cell guidance factor Wunen - PhD Thesis
  • (1999) Gene sequence for Drosophila Tunen (wun-2) lipid phosphatase-published in FlyBase
  • (1999) Investigating a possible role for the wunen homolog, DrPAP2G, in germ cell migration and axon guidance. - Hayden and Howard . -40th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Bellevue, WA