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Ciarán O'Brien
Worked at Alimentary & Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork
Attends University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork
Lives in Cork
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Doot doot! thank u mr Skeltal
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"Basically Youtube what I'm trying to say is it's your fault Gina G's about to happen."

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Makes more sense than the Iona lot's lies, at least.

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I... wow. I got nothin'.

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So this is the official Israeli embassy's Twitter account. And this is a picture they thought would be a fantastic idea to post. In other news, a family of 6 was killed today when their irony meter FUCKING EXPLODED.
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I'm still trying to get my head around the U.S condeming the violence yet replenishing the weapon supply for the Israeli side. 
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This is one of the cleverest things in existence. <huggles internet>

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Official Post from Jim Sterling: We discuss some scenes you may have missed in Uncharted 4 - a lot of sex is involved.Also, we chat about Battleborn, Disney Infinity's extinction event, and give you an E3 drinking game that may not be good for you.
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There are no words to describe how simultaneously adorable and amazing this is. I need one. Both. I need both.
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MUCH better than the original Iona nonsense.

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What a splendid video. Please watch it.

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Tagline
"Like a less-crazy Alan Moore!"
Introduction
Hello.

My name is Ciarán. I am a scientist and gamer. Occasionally at the same time.
Bragging rights
I have a black belt in karate, I'm waiting on a couple of scientific papers with my name in them to be published, I won two Best Scenario awards at Warpcon, one at Gaelcon, and I won Itzacon's National Game Writer Award 2013. I got to be the narrator in Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and I managed to read as far as book 7 in the Wheel of Time without my head fucking exploding or taking up serial murder. Not bad going..
Education
  • University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork
    Ph.D Microbiology/Bioinformatics, 2013 - present
    All going well, in a couple of years I'll have submitted something called "Gut Microbiota-related Biomarkers Predictive of Health Status in Humans". It will involve a lot of traditional microbiology and a lot of bioinformatics analysis.
  • University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork
    M.Sc. Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, 2010 - 2011
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
    B.Sc. Marine science, 1999 - 2003
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
    H.Dip. Microbiology, 2007 - 2008
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Other names
Sarky, Sarklor, jerkface
Work
Occupation
PhD student at Teagasc/UCC/APC. Gut microbiota related studies. Essentially I do science with poop.
Skills
Bioinformatics, microbiology, sarcasm.
Employment
  • Alimentary & Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork
    Research assistant, 2012 - 2013
    Bioinformatics support; Genome assembly and annotation, gene expression array analysis, datamining and the like.
  • Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork
    Research assistant, 2012 - 2012
    Genome assembly and annotation, genome mining.
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Currently
Cork
Previously
Galway - Limerick - kiltormer
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