New chief appointed at science body

Professor Frank Gannon, an Irish microbiologist, will this week be appointed the new director general of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), which is responsible for funding science and technology research.

10th February, 2007

Professor Frank Gannon, an Irish microbiologist, will this week be appointed the new director general of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), which is responsible for funding science and technology research.

Gannon is currently executive director of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) and a researcher at the European Molecular Biology Library in Heidelberg in Germany.

He will succeed Professor Mark Keane, who had filled the role on an interim basis following the departure of Dr William...

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