Stephen Daly

Jt Assistant Lecturer

Contact Details

Assistant Lecturer Biopharmaceutical Science
Life Sciences

T: 071 930 5618


Dr. Stephen Daly is a professional with over 13 yrs experience in Industry and Academia. He has developed strong lecturing and mentoring skills, published a number of peer reviewed publications and gained research funding. He has extensive online teaching experience as well as experience in new course development. He is the course co-ordinator for the online Level 6 Special Purpose Awards in Biopharmaceutical Processing, and Cleanroom Manufacturing. He lectures from Level 7-9 in a range of subjects including Pharmaceutical Regulation, Lean Six Sigma, Biovalidation, Biopharmaceutical Facilities and Utilities and Practical Immunodiagnostics. 

Dr. Daly has spent many years working in a technical operations leadership role in the medical diagnostics industry . He has led teams responsible for Product Design Changes, On-Market Product Support, CAPA Investigations & implementations, Project Management, Product Transfers, and Regulatory Submissions etc. He has strong team work/interpersonal and educational skills.

Dr. Daly has a Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Dublin City University. His Ph.D. was titled "Development of antibody-based assays for the detection of aflatoxins and organophosphates". Through his Ph.D. he has gained significant experience in recombinant antibody production, purification, and immunoassay development. He has continued his interest in assay development both through his industrial career and academic research interests. His current area of research is in the development of  a multi-analyte lateral flow immunoassay for detection of kidney markers. Dr. Daly has also collaborated with local bio-industries through student research projects.

Research Projects

  Project Role Description Start Date End Date
Development of a novel multi-analyte lateral flow immunoassay for kidney markers Supervisor Development of a novel multi-analyte lateral flow immunoassay for kidney markers 01-SEP-15 31-AUG-17


  Year Publication
(2006) Rapid analysis of coumarins using surface plasmon resonance.
Lacy Aoife; Dunne Lynsey; Fitzpatrick Brian; Daly Stephen; Keating Gary; Baxter Andrew; Hearty Stephen; O'Kennedy Richard ( (2006) Rapid analysis of coumarins using surface plasmon resonance. USA: Journal of AOAC International;89(3):884-92. [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Institute of Biology of Ireland (M.I. Biol.) Committe Member /


  Employer Position From / To
IT Sligo Assistant Lecturer 08-OCT-12 / 01-MAY-15


  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2002 Dublin City University Ph.D. Biotechnology
1996 NUI Maynooth B.Sc. (Hons) Biology

Teaching Interests

Face to face and online learning in subject areas of Pharmaceutical Legislation, Lean Six Sigma, Biovalidation, Immunodiagnostics and Biopharmaceutical Facilities.

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
1 Cleanroom Manufacturing L6 Cleanroom ManufacturingCleanroom Manufacturing
1 L6 Biopharmaceutical Processing SG BIOP E06Biopharmaceutical Processing

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country
Dr. Aart van Amerongen Food and Bio Based Research Institute, Wageningen. HOLLAND
Professor Richard O' Kennedy Biomedical Diagnostics Institute, Dublin City University IRELAND