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Prof Sir John Sulston

Chair of Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation

Professor John Sulston is Chair of the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation (iSEI), which was established at The University of Manchester with the mission to observe and analyse the role and responsibilities of science and innovation. The institute will examine the ways in which science is used in the 21st century, to evaluate possible or desirable changes and to consider the forms of regulation and control of the process that are appropriate or desired.

John Sulston was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2002 jointly with Sydney Brenner and Bob Horvitz, for the work they had done in understanding the development of the nematode (worm) Caenorhabditis elegans.

Division: 
Research
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
No
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Economy