Dr Jennifer McManus

Funded Investigator Manufacturing
Maynooth University


Dr Jennifer McManus is the Head of the Department of Chemistry and leads the Soft Matter and Biophysical Chemistry research group at Maynooth University. She completed a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemistry at University College Dublin and was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Fribourg and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She established a research group at Maynooth University as a SFI Stokes Lecturer in 2008 and became Head of Department in 2017.

Research Expertise

Protein condensation and phase diagrams
Self-assembly of soft materials
Protein aggregation
Mechanical properties of soft materials and biological tissue
Bottom up approaches to synthetic biology
Membrane protein crystallization


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