Durand Farewell Party046

John Morgan

John Morgan came from Balintubber Ireland to the lab and defined the regulatory regions of the fibrinogen genes that Gilles later used to discover the HNF-1 transcription factor. HNF-1 was later shown by John Bell at the University of Chicago to be the major gene responsible for hereditary diabetes (MODY). John is presently a a senior lecturer (Associate Prof. in the U.S.) in the Department of Microbiology at University College Cork (UCC) Cork Ireland. j.morgan@ucc.i