Edel Sheerin

Advanced Research Assistant

Edel obtained a BSc in Zoology from NUI Galway and subsequently worked as Project Assistant on the Mammals in a Sustainable Environment (MISE) Project – which fostered community involvement in mammal conservation through non-invasive survey techniques complemented with DNA analysis. Following this, Edel used DNA barcoding and microsatellite analyses to assess cephalopod stock composition in the NE Atlantic as part of the Cephs and Chefs project. Currently, she works at Wellcome Sanger Institute as Advanced Research Assistant focusing on R&D for HMW DNA extraction of marine taxa as part of the Darwin Tree of Life (DToL) project.

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