Orla O'Sullivan
Orla O'Sullivan
Senior researcher
Teagasc

Orla is a Bioinformatician in Teagasc and Principal Investigator with VistaMilk and APC Microbiome Ireland. She has a H-Index of 62 with over 20000 citations in 2019 and was awarded the highly prestigious SFI Early Career Researcher. Her research focuses on elucidating the microbiome from various environments including human gut and lung, soil, rumen and food, she has a particular interest in the role of fitness and diet on the gut microbiome. This research has led to collaborations with many sporting bodies including the Irish Rugby Football Union, Cricket Ireland, Sports Ireland and English Premiership teams.