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Vincent O'Flaherty



With over 25 years of experience in microbial ecology and biofilm research, Vincent is an internationally recognised leader in his field and currently holds a position as Senior Lecturer, and Professor of Microbiology in NUI Galway.

Over the course of his research, Vincent has published over 300 scientific communications, including 95 papers in leading international peer-reviewed journals. He has successfully and consistently secured research funding of €10.5 million from national and international bodies.

His main research areas focuses on: anaerobic biofilm reactor technology for biorefining, energy production and wastewater treatment; control of biofilms in infectious disease settings and the microbial ecology of anaerobic biofilms and soil ecosystems.

Twitter: @voflab