Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Microbiology, Queen's University Belfast

Chris Allen is a Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Microbiology at the Institute of Global Food Security and School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University Belfast.

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

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Professor, Institute of Global Food Security, Queen's University of Belfast
  • 2016–2017
    Reader, Institute of Global Food Security, 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 
    University of Warwick, PhD
  • 1989 
    University College London, MSc

Professional Memberships

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