Reader in Cross-Disciplinary Microbiology, Queen's University Belfast

Chris Allen is a Reader in Cross-Disciplinary Microbiology at Queen's University Belfast.

He is especially interested in the application of metagenomics to diverse fields, including Biotechnology, Ecology and even Archaeology.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Reader, Institute for Global Food Security & School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University of Belfast
  • 2013–2016
    Senior lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University of Belfast
  • 2005–2013
    Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University of Belfast

Education

  • 1993 
    Warwick University, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Royal Society of Biology
  • Associate Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers