Mr Lawrence Dickson
Institute Director, BTI
Lawrence has an Honours Degree in Genetics and has over twenty years experience of working in the University of Edinburgh, with more than fifteen years experience of working in biological research laboratories.
He is also an experienced trainer, having prepared and delivered the University’s training course in Genetic Modification work for several years. Lawrence is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
Dr Phil Walsh
Phil is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner and Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. He has professional qualifications and experience in health and safety management, environmental management and biological safety, as well as broad research experience in microbiology, genetics, molecular biology working in universities and government research institutes.
Phil joined the Biosafety Unit at The University of Edinburgh in March 2016.
Dr Fiona Harris
Fiona has a PhD in molecular biosciences and over 25 years of research experience in academia and the pharmaceutical industry.
Fiona has considerable experience in health and safety issues and whilst at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, was a member of the Health and Safety Committee and had a role in radiation protection.
Fiona joined the Biosafety Unit at The University of Edinburgh in November 2013.