Michael Freeley is an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences at Dublin City University (DCU) and is the Programme Chair of the M.Sc. in Diagnostics and Precision Medicine. He obtained a first class honours degree in Biotechnology from Dublin City University in 1999 and subsequently graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in 2004 with a PhD in Biochemistry and Immunology. His PhD thesis investigated the role of Protein Kinase C isoforms in T-cell activation. After working in RCSI as a postdoctoral researcher for two years, he took up the position of Research Fellow in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) in 2005 where he investigated the molecular mechanisms of T-cell activation and migration. In addition to this, he served as Course Coordinator of the Ph.D. training programme in Molecular Medicine (2008-2012) and Course Coordinator/Lecturer on the M.Sc. in Molecular Medicine programme (2013-2016) in TCD.