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Lecturer, SES, and ISEAL, Victoria University

Dr. Nir Eynon earned his PhD degree with distinction, in 2010, from Porto University, Portugal.

Toward late 2010 and mid 2011 Nir has completed 1 year of postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Ariel University Center, Israel.

In September 2011 he was appointed as a research fellow in the “exercise and muscle” research group, led by Professor David Bishop, at the newly created Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL), Victoria University, Australia.

In July 2012 he was apointed as a Lecturer (Level B), at the School of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Victoria University, Australia.

His main area of research is Genetics and molecular performance and molecular adaptation to exercise training.

Nir Eynon has published 35 peer-reviewed scientific papers in highly-ranked, Applied Physiology, Sport Science and Clinical journals. He has delivered key-note presentations in international conferences regarding the influence of genetic and molecular factors on athletic performance.


  • –present
    Researcher in exercise genetics, Victoria University


  • 2010 
    Porto University, Portugal, PhD

Research Areas

  • Exercise Physiology (110602)
  • Genetics (0604)
  • Genomics (060408)
  • Biochemistry And Cell Biology (0601)
  • Melbourne, Victoria
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