Liam Dolan


After eleven years at the University of Oxford, Dr. Liam Dolan joined the GMI as a Senior Group Leader in 2020.

Academic Qualifications

  • BSc, University Collge, Dublin, IE 1985.
  • MSc, University Collge, Dublin, IE 1986.
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US 1991.

Professional Training 

  • Postdoc, University of Pennsylvania, US 1991-1992.
  • Postdoc, John Innes Centre, UK 1992-1995.
  • Independant Research Fellow, John Innes Centre, UK 1995-1996
  • Project Leader, John Innes Centre, UK 1996-2009
  • Sherardian Professor of Botany, University of Oxford, 2009-2020.

Awards & Fellowships

  • Society of Experimental Biology, Woolhouse Lecture, 2019
  • International Society for Root Research, Dundee Medal, 2018        
  • European Research Council, Advanced Grant Award, 2018
  • Fellow of the Royal Society,2014        
  • European Molecular Biology Organization, Member, 2009        
  • Society of Experimental Biology, President’s Medal, 2001        


Here is a list of all of Dr. Dolan's publications.