Adrian McGoldrick| PhD
Adrian undertook and gained a PhD in molecular biology at Reading University on ‘The Acquisition of Neurovirulence in Polio Virus’ in 1995.
Adrian originally joined the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) in 1996, working in the department of virology and biotechnology. He left in 2000 to join Genus Breeding before coming back to APHA in 2003. His work at APHA has involved laboratory management and programme management, as well as evaluating and introducing new laboratory diagnostic technology focusing on PCR; developing both the OIE-approved CSFV PCR and the recently introduced bovine TB PCR assay.
Since January 2022, he has been involved with the Cattle Vaccine Trial, acting as the project manager.