- B.S. Microiology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
- Ph.D. Microbiology University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Patrick was a postdoctoral research associate in the lab from 2004 to 2006. He worked on the evolution of Listeria monocytogenes internalin genes and the temperature dependent regulation of the internalins by SigB and PrfA.
After leaving the lab, Patrick went on to a position at Walter Reed Army Institute for Research.