Dr Brigid Lucey
International Women's Day: Dr Brigid Lucey, FACSLM, FIBMS, PG Dip TLHE, FRCPath
Senior Lecturer, Biological Sciences, President of the Academy of Clinical Science & Laboratory Medicine, Cork Institute of Technology
Brigid joined the staff in the Dept. of Biological Sciences at CIT in 2010, having worked previously as a senior medical scientist and head of molecular diagnostics in the department of medical microbiology at Cork University Hospital. Her current roles include lecturing biomedical science students in diagnostic microbiology, quality management and scientific writing, and in supervising undergraduate and PhD students on research projects that include improving diagnosis of infection, epidemiology, investigations for novel bacteria and the use of bioremediation microbes in space-simulated environments. Brigid is also currently the president of the professional body for medical scientists in Ireland, which represents some 1,200 medical scientist members.