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Dr Aidan Seeley

Dr Aidan Seeley

Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Sciences

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513762

Research Links

Academic Office - 108
First Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus


Aidan graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2015 with a 1st Class in BSc Hons Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology) and was awarded the Undergraduate Pharmacology Prize.  He then undertook his PhD training at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen's University Belfast, which focused on the role of Itch E3 ubiquitin ligase in receptor signalling and endocytosis.  Aidan has been a member of the British Pharmacological Society since his undergraduate degree. From 2016 – 2018, he was the Society's first ever Trustee (Early Career Pharmacologist) on Council and is the current Chair for the Early Career Advisory Group within the Society. Aidan has worked closely with the Society during this time on their Equality, Diversity & Inclusion policy, as well as improving Early Career representation within the Society as a whole. 

Areas Of Expertise

  • Pharmacology
  • In vivo pharmacology
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Membrane trafficking

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Aidan is Module Lead for several modules at all levels of Undergraduate teaching and taught Masters modules with a primary focus on pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacogenomics.


With Dr Seeley, Professor Lisa Wallace and Dr Nia Davies; they are co-principle investigators for the Swansea Worm Integrative Research Laboratory (SWIRL) based with the Institute of Life Sciences 1.  Their research focuses on the development of novel in vivo models for pharmacology teaching and education with our findings presented at international conferences.