Elected: 2017
Discipline: Cell and Molecular Biology
Professor John William Rouse FRSE

Professor in Chromosome Biology, University of Dundee.

Professor John Rouse gained his PhD from the University of Dundee in 1996 before moving to the University of Cambridge to hold a postdoctoral position. He returned to Dundee in 2002 and has been Professor of Chromosome Biology since 2011. John’s research focuses on DNA repair and his laboratory has discovered a range of factors vital for DNA repair that also prevent human diseases such as cancer.