Rosalind Franklin Institute welcomes New Director & Chief Operating Officer

The Rosalind Franklin Institute announces Professor Paul Matthews as its new Institute Director and Mark Driver as their new Chief Operating Officer

The Rosalind Franklin Institute is a national research institute dedicated to developing new technologies to tackle important health research challenges.

“The hard work of the first Director and his team have established the Franklin as a unique national resource. I am excited now to lead the Franklin, strengthen partnerships with universities and industry and further realise the Institute’s potential to generate the transformative insights needed to help people live more productive and healthier lives.”- Professor Matthews

“I am delighted to be joining the Franklin, and recognise the tremendous efforts of my colleagues and those that preceded us, in establishing the Institute, building a fine science research facility, and creating the solid foundations of good science and collaborative working, that will enable further success in the years ahead.  I am highly motivated by this role and the opportunity to shape, support and deliver great science that informs how we prevent and respond to known and new health challenges”. – Mark Driver

Funded by UK Research and Innovation through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Franklin aims to bring about a revolution in imaging which will allow us to see entire cells and tissues in new ways.

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