Professor of Microbiology Department, Trinity College Dublin
Head of Microbiology Department, Trinity College Dublin
BSc Microbiology, National University of Ireland, University College, Dublin First Class 1981
PhD, University of Dublin, Trinity College 1985
ScD, University of Dublin, Trinity College 2005
• Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 2014-2017
European Academy of Microbiology (Founding Member) Current
American Academy of Microbiology (Fellow) Current
Royal Irish Academy (Member) Current
Society of Biology (Fellow) Current
Institute of Biology (Chartered Biologist) Current
Member of the National Commission for Microbiology, Royal Irish Academy 1995-1999
Society for General Microbiology Since 1982
American Society for Microbiology Since 1985
Royal Society Alumnus Group Since 2000
Stochastic modelling of gene regulation in prokaryotes (StoMP Group) Since 2007
Biochemical Society 1988-2008
1. Gene regulatory mechanisms in Gram-negative bacteria of medical importance, with an emphasis on the roles of nucleoid-associated proteins and DNA topology in controlling transcription and site-specific recombination.
2. Horizontal transfer of gene regulatory elements and the evolution of gene control networks.
3. The dissection and interpretation of complex gene regulatory circuits using genomics methods.
4. Modulation of gene expression patterns in pathogenic bacteria during infection and intracellular growth.
In the role of Faculty Member, Charles Dorman contributes recommendations and reviews to the Medical Microbiology Section in the Microbiology Faculty, writing brief accessible comments to summarize the value of the articles and adding rating score.
The Faculty comprises Heads of Faculty, Heads of Section, Faculty Members and Associate Faculty Members, as well as an International Advisory Board.
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