MicroGen Biotech R&D Team

Our R&D team has over 30 years of experience in bioremediation of pollutant impacted soil and promotion of crop health and yield through microbial-plant-soil interaction. Our core team had over over 70 international peer reviewed publications and over 200 conference and technical publications including presentations, posters and conference proceedings including cover on Nature Biotechnology. We also have Patents on our technologies and products both in Ireland and China.

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Dr. David Dowling a world leading scientist in environmental and agricultural biotech research. He has over 30 years of experience in the area of bioremediation as well as plant-microbe interactions. Dr. Dowling has coordinated several multi-million euro EU projects with industries and third level researchers.



Dr. David Ryan is a co-founder of MicroGen Biotech and has worked in heavy metal phytoremediation and plant growth promotion for more than 20 years.  He has significant management experience and his research has received global recognition, most recently at the Alltech ONE vision conference in the US.



Daniel Dowling has a BA in Natural Sciences from Trinity College Dublin and a Higher Diploma in Business Management from IT Carlow. He continued his education with a MSc in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Bonn (Germany) and a PhD from the University of Münster (Germany) specialising in bioinformatics and the evolution of novel protein-coding genes.