Elected: 2014
Discipline: Organismal and Environmental Biology
Professor Andrew Rambaut
Professor of Molecular Evolution, University of Edinburgh
After gaining his BSc in Zoology from the University of Edinburgh and then his PhD in Zoology from University of Oxford in 1997, Professor Andrew Rambaut remained at Oxford until 2006. He then took up the Royal Society University Research Fellowship position and became Chair of Molecular Evolution in 2010. His research is focused on evolutionary and epidemiological study of viral pathogens of humans and animals.