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Prof Leonard Seymour

Prof Leonard Seymour

Founder and Non-Executive Director

Len is Professor of Gene Therapies at the University of Oxford and has over 25 years experience at the interface of genetic engineering and medicine. His main interests are in designing viruses and other micro-organisms for targeted cancer treatment.

He has published over 200 primary scientific papers, was founder of the British Society for Gene Therapy and is currently the Secretary of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy.

As co-founder of Oxford Genetics, Len provides key scientific insight to help establish the company as world leader in DNA design and modular cloning, providing increased versatility and removing the inefficiencies that have plagued the technology in the past.

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