University of Manchester

Matthew is Professor of Zoology at the University of Manchester. He made the BBC’s first programme on CRISPR, in 2016. In 2021 he wrote and presented a 3-part BBC podcast on the history of genetic engineering, Genetic Dreams, Genetic Nightmares. His latest book is The Genetic Age: Our Perilous Quest to Edit Life.

Upcoming Study Days where Professor Matthew Cobb will be speaking: