Elected: 2012
Discipline: Cell and Molecular Biology
Professor Jason Reese Swedlow FRSE

Professor of Quantitative Cell Biology, University of Dundee.

Professor Jason Swedlow is a cell biologist and microscopic scientist who joined the University of Dundee in 1998. He co-founded Open Microscopy Environment (OME), a community-led open source software project that develops specifications and tools for biological imaging. In 2005 he founded Glencoe Software, Inc., a commercial start-up that provides commercial licences and customisation for OME software. In 2011, Jason and the OME Consortium were named BBSRC’s Social Innovator of the Year and Overall Innovator of the Year.