Staff Profiles

Meet some of our staff members and find out what they do.

Prof. Heather McQueen

Heather lectures throughout Years 1-4.

Dr Helen Wallace

Helen is one of our demonstrators, very important in our practical and tutorial classes.

Dr Jelena Baranovic

A Biochemistry lecturer, Jelena researches proteins important for memory formation and learning.

Prof. Jonathan Silvertown

Jonathan is one of the academics that teaches our year 1 students.

Biological Sciences Student Support Team

This team support Biological Sciences students while they are studying with us.

Rona Lindsay

Rona is our Undergraduate Recruitment Officer and helps applicants find out more about studying with us at Edinburgh.

Academic Ask Me Anything

We gave 2021 entry Offer Holders the opportunity to ask their questions about studying with us, read the answers here!


Our teaching is based upon our phenomenal research strengths, so students are taught by scientists of international repute.

Biological Sciences Research