Elected: 2019
Discipline: Organismal and Environmental Biology
Professor Shireen-Anne Davies FRSE

RSE BBSRC Enterprise Fellow, University of Glasgow.

Professor Shireen-Anne Davies was born and raised in Singapore and has lived and worked in Scotland for over thirty years, gaining Biochemistry degrees from the Universities of Aberdeen (BSc, Hons) and Glasgow (PhD), developing a research career and bringing up five children. Her internationally-leading work on insect molecular science and peptide hormones in environmental stress survival has led to coordination of strategic international, multidisciplinary programmes with industry and key stakeholders in peptide-based biocontrol for ‘greener’ crop production in Agrifood. Shireen is a current BBSRC RSE Enterprise Fellow bringing together entrepreneurship with research and innovation.