Welcome Taylor Murphy

Taylor R. Murphy has joined the Corporate and Foundation Relations team as an Assistant Director. Taylor’s primary focus will be in the College of Science.

Taylor received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Notre Dame in May 2011.  Using zebrafish as a model, his research focused on identifying defective genetic and lipid signaling pathways that contribute to a number of ocular diseases including cataract and retinitis pigmentosa.  Taylor is a published author in a number of peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded accolades for his excellence in undergraduate teaching while at Notre Dame.  He received his undergraduate degree from California State University (Channel Islands in Cell and Molecular Biology) and performed a senior internship with the Biopharmaceutical company Amgen.  Additionally, prior to entering graduate school, Taylor worked for Biosource, a small biotech company in southern California.

Taylor is an avid Los Angeles Lakers fan, enjoys playing a variety of sports, and camping with his dog Boone.

Please join us in welcoming Taylor in his new role.

George Q. Keegan, Sr. Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

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