Eider Bilbao

Lecturer in Cell Biology (07-present) and Tissue Engineering (11-present). Academic Coordinator of the Tissue Engineering undergraduate course (Biotechnology Degree and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Degree; UPV/EHU). Lecturer in the Erasmus Mundus Master (MSc) “Marine Environment and Resources” and in the “Environmental Contamination and Toxicology” MSc. Member of the Cell Biology and Environmental Toxicology Consolidated Research Group UPV/EHU (01-present). UPV/EHU predoctoral fellowship (2002-2006). European PhD Thesis at the UPV/EHU (2007): “Cloning and expression analysis of peroxisome proliferation marker genes in aquatic organisms: effects of organic xenobiotics”. Pre-doctoral internship in Bacterial two-hybrid systems and molecular techniques at the University of Leuven (Belgium) under the supervision of Profs. Marc Fransen and Paul Van Veldhoven and post-doctoral internship in gene reporter assays at the Institute of aquaculture of the University of Stirling (Scotland) under the supervision of Prof. Michael J. Leaver. Expertise: Toxicology, Biomarkers in fish and molluscs, lipids and peroxisomal biomarkers, molecular level biomarkers, transcriptomics, genomics, PAHs and nanoparticles. Researcher in many National or/and European/International projects such as NANOCANCER (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Ref: CTM2009-13477), NANOSILVEROMICS (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Ref: MAT2012-39372), Polarisation (Research Council of Norway, Project number: 214184), NanoReTox (VII Programa Marco de la Unión Europea, FP7-NMP-2007-SMALL-CP-FP 214478-2). Best oral presentation award in the “Biomarkers” session of the Fish Biology Congress, 2006 St John´s, Terranova (Canada) and 3rd CAF-Elhuyar award in manuscripts for science divulgation written in Basque language. Supervisor of BSc research projects, 4 MSc projects and 2 PhD Thesis that are ongoing. 10 ISI articles and 10 book chapters, >50 international conferences, >30 projects (researcher) and more than 150 gene sequences (mussels, hake, mullet or cod) in the Genbank. Member of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).