Meet a Roslin Scientist
Use our collection of short videos and profiles of our Roslin Institute scientists to explore what scientists do and what they are really like.
Microorganisms | Beat the Bugs!
Meet Sara Clohisey, a research scientist who works in a lab at the Roslin Institute. Sara works with a team of people to investigate why some people get very ill and others do not, even if they have the same “bug”.
Microorganisms | Growing Bacteria
Meet Lindsay Jarvis, who is a technician at the Roslin Institute. Lindsay helps prepare the microbiology classes for our students and grows bacteria.
Body Systems | Keeping our Hearts Healthy
Meet Kanchan Phadwal, a research scientist who works on heart disease. Kanchan works in the lab and does experiments to better understand a process in your cells.
DNA & Disease | Protecting Pigs
Meet Amanda Warr, a research scientist who investigates viruses that infect pigs. Amanda does this by looking at the their DNA.
Health & Food | A Bug's Life
Meet Leticia Lara, a research scientist who is studying insects. These insects can be used as food for farm animals all around the world - and maybe for people too!
Treatment & Disease | Curing Cystic Fibrosis
Meet Gerry McLachlan, a research scientist who is investigating a genetic diseases. Gerry leads a group of scientists and together they are trying to better understand a disease called cystic fibrosis and discover ways to treat it.
Cells & Disease | Culturing Chickens
Meet Tessa Nash, a vet doing scientific research on improving how we study chicken diseases in the lab.
Computers & Programming | Analysing Animals
Meet Andy Law, a scientist who writes computer programs and builds databases. Andy manages lots of data and make sense of the information produced by scientific research projects.
Computers & Programming | Disease and Data
Meet Barbara Shih, a bioinformatician. Barbara uses computers and computer programming to answer her scientific questions.
DNA & Health | The Perfect Pedigree
Meet Mateja Janes, a scientist working to improve dog health. Majeta is helping dog breeders to breed healthy puppies.