Eile Butler, Scientific officer at BioGaia
Eile is employed as Scientific officer as part of Business Development for the world renowned probiotic company, BioGaia in Lund, Sweden since 2016. Éiles primary focus is investigating different probiotic strains and their potential uses in skin health applications both in preclinical and clinical research. This is performed both in coordinating preclinical and clinical research in BioGaia while seeking out collaborations and partnerships worldwide both through industry and academia. Eile is also affiliated with Malmö University, Sweden keeping her close to student life and research taking place in the Oresund region of Copenhagen and Malmö.
Eile was awarded her PhD in 2015 in Medical Microbiology from Lund University Sweden where her main focus was the investigation and characterization of lactic acid bacteria from the honeybee and their applications in wound management. Éile, originally from Ireland obtained her Bachelors degree in Technological University of Dublin, Ireland, in Biomedical Science in 2011 and has been passionate about microbiology and the microbiome since.