Claire L. Glynn, Ph.D.


Ph.D., National University of Ireland Galway, 2014
B.S., Limerick Institute of Technology, 2009 
B.A., National University of Ireland Galway, 2005

Research Interests

Dr. Glynn' s research interests are forensic biology focused, to include body fluid identification, DNA degradation, and RNA analysis. This includes the development and utilization of novel molecular markers, such as microRNAs, for the characterization of body fluid types in forensic applications. In addition, Dr. Glynn has a keen interest in pattern and impression evidence.

Recently Published Articles

Glynn CL, Khan, Sonja, Kerin, Michael J., Dwyer, Roisin M. Isolation of secreted microRNAs (miRNAs) from Cell-conditioned Media. MicroRNA. 2013;2(1):14-9.

Waters PS, Dwyer RM, Brougham C, Glynn CL, Wall D, Hyland P, Duignan M, McLoughlin M, Newell J, Kerin MJ. Impact of tumour epithelial subtype on circulating microRNAs in breast cancer patients. PloS one. 2014;9(3):e90605.

Courses Taught

  • FORS 4403 Forensic Biology with Lab
  • FORS 2216 Intro to Forensic Science for Majors
  • FORS 6620 Advanced Criminalistics I
  • FORS 6621 Advanced Criminalistics II

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