Nigel S. Scrutton Sc.D, FRSC, FRSB

Nigel S. Scrutton Sc.D, FRSC, FRSB

Science and Founding Director

Nigel is Director of the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) and Professor of Enzymology and Biophysical Chemistry at The University of Manchester.

Nigel received a first class degree in Biochemistry King’s College, London and gained his PhD from St John’s College, Cambridge.  He is an expert in enzyme engineering and metabolic engineering for chemicals production.  He led as Principal Investigator on the establishment of the Synthetic Biology Research Centre SYNBIOCHEM at the University of Manchester where he has established platform technologies for rapid microbial strain bioengineering for chemicals and fuels applications.

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