Principal Investigator


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Contact Details
Roger Land Building G18
University of Edinburgh,
The King’s Buildings,
Alexander Crum Brown Road,

Research Interests
Louise Horsfall, a Senior Lecturer in Biotechnology at the University of Edinburgh, is interested in multidisciplinary challenges involving Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology.
She is the recipient of the University of Edinburgh’s 2015 Chancellor’s Rising Star Award, the elected co-chair of the Bioengineering and Bioprocessing Section of the European Federation of Biotechnology and a member of the EPSRC's Early Career Forums in both Manufacturing Research and Engineering. Louise was awarded a 5-year Early Career Fellowship in Engineering for Sustainability and Resilience by the EPSRC in 2017.

Career History
Louise holds a MChem from the University of Oxford, a DEA and a PhD in Biochemistry from the Université de Liège, Belgium. She worked as a research associate at the University of Leeds and the University of Glasgow before joining Edinburgh in May 2012.