RCSI Bahrain Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Dr Edwina Brennan

Dr Edwina Brennan
MCP science lecturer, RCSI-Bahrain
ebrennan@rcsi-mub.com
Office: +973 1735 1450 Ext.: 2435

 

Area of Expertise:

Biotechnology, molecular biology, microbiology, environmental sciences.

 

Qualifications:

• Ph.D., Institute of Technology Carlow 2010; B.Sc. Hons. Industrial Biology with Bioinformatics, Institute of Technology Carlow 2005
• Medical commencement programme science lecturer and module coordinator 2011-present
• Part-time lecturer in biology RCSI Bahrain 2009
• Tutor in chemistry and physics Institute of Technology Carlow 2006-2009
• Part-time lecturer in analytical techniques Institute of Technology Carlow 2007-2008
• External grant from SBI pharma
• Published in peer reviewed journal.

 

Current areas of activity

• Supervisor of summer research students in areas of medical microbiology, molecular biology, protein purification, medical education
• 5-ALA: in vitro effects as a photosensitising agent for antimicrobial photodynamic inactivation of opportunistic fungi.
• Describing Thoughts Can Tell us Lots: An Investigation into How English Language Learners Solve Problems in Science.