David McConnell, b.1944 (Recording I)
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David McConnell, b.1944 (Recording I)


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Track 1: Background and early education in Dublin. Recollections of his teachers. Track 2: Achieving a scholarship to study science at Trinity College in the early 1960s and the societies in which he became involved. Track 3: The College Historical Society; his memories of the position of Catholic students in College in those days. Track 4: Becoming a BA Moderator and Gold Medallist in Genetics in 1966. Track 5: His PhD in Biochemistry from California Institute of Technology in 1971. His decision to accept an offer from Trinity College as Lecturer in Genetics in the 1970s.

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Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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13.97 MB, 2.79 MB, 24.13 MB, 9.92 MB, 12.89 MB, 2.55 MB, 12.12 MB

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Senior Fellow, Professor of Genetics, formerly Vice-Provost

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore