IT Sligo Staff Profiles

Dr Eva Campion

Jt Lecturer

Contact Details

Lecturer
Life Sciences

T: 353 71 9305743
E: campion.eva@itsligo.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Dr. Eva Campion is a molecular and cellular biologist with an honours degree in Biotechnology and a PH.D for a thesis entitled “Repression of the pro-apoptotic Bik gene by the Epstein-Barr Virus” which she was awarded from the School of Biotechnology in DCU in 2008. Dr Campion has research and industry experience spanning over 12 years. She is a member of the Centre for Environmental Research, Innovation and Sustainability (CERIS) and works closely with a number of research groups within IT Sligo.  Her interests include investigating the bioactivities of microalgal extracts in vitro, Molecular Diagnostic Test Development and Fungal Molecular Biology. Dr. Campion is the co-chairperson of the local Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) committee and also sits on the National SURE Committee. The SURE network works to enhance practice in undergraduate research in the Sciences and was the winner of Best Academic Partnership at 2019 Education Awards. Dr Campion also sits on the editorial board of The Sure Journal (SURE-J), a high-quality, international, open access, online, double blind reviewed publication which deals with all aspects of undergraduate research in the broad sciences.