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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Dr Una Fitzgerald B.Eng, M.Sc, Ph.D
|BE (Industrial), NUIG 1983; MSc (Biotechnology) NUIG 1985; PhD (Immunology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow) 1993. Sanofi Elf Bioresearch 1986-1987; Celltech Ltd (now Lonza) 1987-1990; PhD 1990-1993; Postdoc Beatson Inst. for Cancer Research, Glasgow 1993-1997; Postdoc Dept Neurology and Medical Oncology University of Glasgow 1997-2002; Senior Researcher Cell Stress and Apoptosis Research Group, NCBES, NUIG 2002-2005; Lecturer (fixed term) Biomedical and Engineering Science NUIG.|
|FitzGerald U., Gorman A.M., Samali A. 'Heat shock proteins in regulation of neural apoptosis' In: Richter-Landsberg, C (eds). Heat Shock Proteins in Neural Cells. [Details]|
|Gill C., Meyer M., Samali A. 'Molecular basis of inhibition of apoptosis by Heat shock proteins' In: Sreedhar, A.S (eds). Stress response: a molecular Biology approach. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Spence, H.J., Johnston, I., Ewart, K., Buchanan, S.J., FitzGerald, U, Ozanne, B.W. (2000) 'Krp1, a novel kelch related protein that is involved in pseudopod elongation in transformed cells'. Oncogene, 19 :1266-1276. [Details]|
|FitzGerald, U., and Barnett, S.C. (2000) 'AP-1 activity during the growth, differentiation, and death of O-2A lineage cells'. Mol Cell Neurosci, 16 :453-469. [Details]|
|Stenson-Cox, C.M., FitzGerald, U., Samali, A. (2003) 'In the cut and thrust of apoptosis, serine proteases come of age'. Biochem Biopharm, 66 :1469-1474. [Details]|
|O'Mahoney, M., Logue, S., Szegezdi, E., FitzGerald, U., Samali, A. (2003) 'Hypoxia and Ischemia induce nuclear condensation and caspase activation in cardiomyocytes'. Annals N.Y. Acad. Sci, 1010 :728-732. [Details]|
|Concannon G., Holmberg C., FitzGerald, U., Szegezdi E., Sistonen, L. and Samali A. (2005) 'CD95-mediated alteration in Hsp70 levels is dependent on protein stabilisation'. Cell Stress and Chaperones, 10 :59-65. [Details]|
|Sinclair C. Kirk J., Herron B., Fitzgerald U., McQuaid S. (2007) 'Absence of aquaporin-4 expression in lesions of neuromyelitis optica but increased expression in multiple sclerosis lesions and normal-appearing white matter'. Acta Neuropathol Berlin, 113 :187-194. [Details]|
|Samali A., Fitzgerald U., Deegan S., Gupta S. (2010) 'Methods for Monitoring Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and the Unfolded Protein Response'. International Journal of Cell Biology, Int J Cell Biol, 830307 . [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Kraskiewicz H. and FitzGerald U. (2011) 'Partial XBP1 knockdown does not affect viability of oligodendrocyte precursor cells exposed to new models of hypoxia and ischemia in vitro'. JNR, . [Details]|