Torres Sweeney

Principal Investigator, Science to Market

Prof Torres Sweeney (BSc, PhD) is a principal investigator with Food for Health Ireland whose work focuses on the use of dairy ingredients for the maternal nutrition market. She has been a Professor of Animal Genomics with the School of Veterinary Medicine since 2007. Her research programme comprehensively spans the realm of basic fundamental research through to applied commercial application. As a result of her novel research conducted at UCD over the last five years, she has had three patents granted – two of which have worldwide application.