Dr Liam Lawlor
Trainee Patent Attorney
Liam graduated in July 2011 with a Masters in Chemistry (MChem), with industrial experience, from the University of Sheffield. He went on to The University of Leeds to complete a PhD, as part of a Doctoral Training Centre for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (DTC TERM). Since joining HGF in November 2015, Liam has completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property qualification at the University of Bournemouth.
During his undergraduate studies Liam was primarily interested in organic chemistry, undertaking a year long industrial placement at a pharmaceutical company, and a Masters project working on organic chemistry methodology development.
After completing his MChem, Liam undertook a PhD as part of the joint Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, focusing on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine topics (DTC TERM). His work focused on the use of HDAC inhibitors in bone, cartilage and adipose tissue engineering of stem cells, in the School of Dentistry.
Liam joined HGF in November 2015 as a Trainee Patent Attorney, working from the York office as part of the Life Sciences team. After completing the PG Certificate in Intellectual Property qualification at the University of Bournemouth, Liam now works with a wide range of clients in the life sciences sector.