Professor Susan Rosser celebrated as an extraordinary person

The University of Edinburgh is an extraordinary place, full of extraordinary people making a positive impact on all our communities.

In the latest intalment of Edinburgh Innovations' series 'Extraordinary People', read about the life and career of Susan Rosser, Professor of Synthetic Biology, a joint appointment between the School of Biological Sciences and School of Engineering.

Rosser is the recipient of a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Chair in Emerging Technologies, designed to support global research visionaries.

Edinburgh Innovations help researchers, students and industry drive innovation. They celebrate all the extraordinary people at this University for their excellence, ambition and their positive impact on our communities, societies and our world. Over the next year they will be spotlighting just some of the extraordinary people we’ve had the pleasure and privilege of working with.

Her journey has taken her from her roots in the mining valleys of south Wales to being a major figure in synthetic biology who leads multi-million-pound research programmes and industry collaborations, pushing forward the frontiers of personalised medicine.

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