Technology underpins all areas of life sciences research. This theme focuses on enabling technologies that are key to driving innovative research forward. The ability to correctly and cleverly analyse generated data is key to maximising the output of these technologies.

Major Areas of Existing Expertise and Excellence
  • Bioinformatics
  • Gene editing technologies
  • High throughput screening
  • Microscopy
  • Omics technologies
  • Synthetic biology
  • Systems biology
Industrial Links
  • Aquaculture
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Data systems
  • Energy
  • Food and drink
  • Industrial biotechnology
  • Medical devices and technologies
  • Oil and gas
SULSA Scientific Advisors

University of Aberdeen

Dr Wael Houssen and Dr Sergio Dall’Angelo

University of Dundee

Dr Tony Ly

University of Edinburgh

Dr Atlanta Cook

University of Glasgow

Professor Kostas Tokatlidis

Glasgow Caledonian University 

Dr Niall Macquaide

Heriot-Watt University

Colin Rickman

University of St Andrews

Dr Bela Bode

University of Strathclyde

Dr Nick Tucker

University of the West of Scotland

Dr Roderick Williams