Dr Brian Cahill

Brian Cahill


Marie Curie Alumni Association / Institute of Bioprocessing and Analytical Measurement Techniques 

Job title

Chair of MCAA / Junior Research Group Leader 

Brian is the chair of the Marie Curie Alumni Association. The MCAA represents the interests of over 7000 members, who previously benefitted from the Marie (Skłodowska-)Curie Actions of the European Commission. He has been central in promoting researcher career development within MCAA. He was the main organizer of well-attended career events at the TU Darmstadt and European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg in 2015 and 2016 respectively.

Brian is the leader of a junior research group at the Institute of Bioprocessing and Analytical Measurement Techniques in Heilbad Heiligentstadt in Germany, where his research focusses on the development of techniques for measuring the growth of bacteria in droplet-based microfluidics. He was a Marie Curie Fellow at the same institute from 2007-2012. He was a postdoc at the University of Geneva and a doctoral student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. He worked for Hewlett-Packard / Agilent Technologies as a Learning Products Engineer from 1998-2000 in Germany. He studied Mechanical Engineering at University College Dublin and Dublin City University.