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Prof. Pauline Rudd

Adjunct Professor of Glycobiology, University College Dublin

Professor Pauline M. Rudd BSc, LRIC, MA (Oxon), PhD is the Adjunct Professor of Glycobiology at University College, Dublin. She heads the GlycoSciences Research Group at the National Institute for BioProcessing Research and Training in Ireland (NIBRT). She has many links with pharmaceutical companies across the world because GlycoScience is a major area of specialised expertise required to ensure the safety and efficacy of biotherapeutic drugs, such as monoclonal antibodies for cancer and autoimmune disorders.

Professor Rudd obtained a BSc in Chemistry at the University of London and a PhD in Glycobiology at the Open University, UK. She was a Founding Scientist of Wessex Biochemicals (later Sigma London), Visiting Research Associate at The Scripps Research Institute, CA, Visiting Professor of Biochemistry at Shanghai Medical University PRC, Visiting Scientist at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel and Erskine Visiting Fellow, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, London and a Visiting Professor at St. George’s Hospital, London and an Adjunct Professor at North Eastern University, Boston, NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin.

She has more than 250 scientific publications and has given over 300 lectures and seminars at international meetings. In 2010 she was awarded the James Gregory Medal and an Agilent Thought Leader award and in 2012 she received a Waters Global Innovation award. Before moving her group to Dublin in 2006, Professor Rudd was a member of the Glycobiology Institute for 25 years. When she left she was a Senior Research Fellow and a University Reader in Glycobiology at Oxford University.