Prof Damien Thompson

Professor of Molecular Modelling

University of Limerick


Professor Damien Thompson is Professor of Molecular Modelling at University of Limerick and Director of SSPC the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) National Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals. He leads a research team in computational design of advanced materials at the Bernal Institute at University of Limerick. His group partners with world leading experimental and industry partners in the development of a range of nano-enabled products for health and sustainability. Current interests include biomolecule dynamics and peptide assembly inside cells. He has authored >140 articles, publishing regularly in leading journals including Nature, Nature Materials, and Nature Nanotechnology.