Professor Ian Charles is the Director of the Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, UK and leads the programme to develop the Quadram Institute. His research interests include infectious disease and the microbiome as its affect on health and well-being.
Past positions include: Director of ithree institute and visiting Professor at University of Technology, Sydney; Professor of Molecular Biology at University of Sheffield and University College London, UK; Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Arrow Therapeutics; Head of Molecular Pharmacology at Glaxo Wellcome; and Senior Research Scientist at Wellcome Research Laboratories
- 1981 – 1985, University of Leicester, UK - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Biochemistry
- 1977 – 1980, University of St Andrews, Scotland, Zoology
Talks & interviews
- 2015, Keynote Speaker at the 10th Invest in ME International ME Conference - DVD available- "Solving ME: What a Research Park Has to Offer in Resolving a Chronic Disease"
- 2015, "Leading scientist to develop new Centre for Food and Health and to head the Institute of Food Research"