Jon Dobson

Jon holds a personal chair in Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering at the Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine (ISTM), Keele University and an Eminent Scholar Visiting Professorship at the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida. He has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. fromthe Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zurich, 1991). In 2004, Professor Dobson became a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Fellow and was elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and Fellow of the Institute for Nanotechnology in 2007.
He has more than 150 peer-reviewed publications and has been an invited speaker at more than 25 institutes & scientific meetings, including the recent Royal Society of Medicine / US Food & Drug Administration Conference on Gene Therapy: State of the Art. Since 2003, he has authored 17 invited reviews and articles for journals such as Nature Nanotechnology, Journal of Physics D and Gene Therapy.

Professor Dobson was the recipient of a UK Medical Research Council Milstein Award in 2008 and co-recipient of a Wellcome Trust Showcase Award in 2002. He is on the editorial board of seven journals, including IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience and Recent Patents on DNA and Gene Sequences and is a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College.
Country: UK
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