Denise Denning

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Technical Officer - Instrumentation


Tel: +353 1 2206898

I received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics (First Class Honours) from Dublin City University in 2010. After several research projects in the area of biophysics, including a scholarship to conduct research in Cornell University, I undertook a PhD in the Conway Institute in University College Dublin with my thesis entitled "Probing electromechanical coupling in collagen at the nanoscale via scanning probe microscopy". I was awarded my PhD in 2014, after which I completed a 3 year postdoc in the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. I joined the FOCAS Institute technical team in June 2018.

Principle Research Interests:

  • Understanding biological systems using physical approaches, from single-molecule to soft matter systems
  • Materials research and characterization
  • Advanced Atomic Force Microscopy techniques
  • Electron Microscopy 

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