Transformative Technologies Strategy Advisory Panel

The Transformative Technologies Strategy Advisory Panel has a focus on the tools, technologies, and approaches that enable researchers to push the boundaries of bioscience discovery and stimulate innovation.

Terms of reference

The panel will provide advice to UK Research and Innovation and Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) on a broad range of topics including:

  • disruptive experimental methods and technologies to advance bioscience research and innovation
  • research employing quantitative approaches to harness large scale data in the biosciences
  • development, dissemination, and stewardship of computational methods, software, data resources, and cyberinfrastructure
  • emerging interdisciplinary fields within the biosciences.

Panel membership 2020

  • Professor Kathryn Lilley (Chair), University of Cambridge
  • Professor Timothy Dafforn, University of Birmingham
  • Professor Darren Wilkinson, Newcastle University
  • Mr Neil Chue Hong, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Joshua Edel, Imperial College London
  • Professor Rachel Errington, Cardiff University
  • Professor Neil Hall, Earlham Institute
  • Dr Thomas Gorochowski, University of Bristol

Previous meeting dates

  • 2-3 December 2020
    Transformative Technologies Meeting (Zoom)
  • 11 November 2019
    Exploiting new ways of working (ENWW) Meeting, Birmingham*
  • 16 April 2019
    Exploiting new ways of working (ENWW) Meeting, Birmingham*

*Please note that the Transformative Technologies Strategy Advisory Panel was previously known as the Exploiting New Ways of Working Strategy Advisory Panel, hence the alternative name on older meeting documents.


Natalya Zavina-James (interim)

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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