Geoff BaldwinView all speakers
Dr. Baldwin is a Reader in Biochemistry at Imperial College London. He has spent his career at the interface of the physical and life sciences, having done an undergraduate degree in Chemistry, he then moved into biochemistry for his PhD working on DNA-protein interactions.
Dr. Baldwin has continued to cross boundaries with other disciplines and more recently his interests have led him to engineering in the field of synthetic biology. He has been one of the advisors of the very successful Imperial College iGEM teams over the last few years. He has also been responsible for developing the training pipeline of synthetic biologists at Imperial College, having established the final year undergraduate module that is taught across the Life Science and Bioengineering Departments, and is Director of the MRes in Systems and Synthetic biology.
He has an active programme of research in DNA assembly, part characterisation and in vivo approaches to directed evolution for the creation of new bioparts.