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Name Professor Sir John Beringer
Job title Emeritus Professor
Department Senior Team University of Bristol
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Qualifications CBE, BSc(Edin), PhD(EAnglia)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Society for General Microbiology
Keywords genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
agricultural microbiology
microbial ecology
John Innes Centre
GMO regulations
Areas of expertise Microbiology, microbial and molecular genetics, agricultural biotechnology, biosafety regulations, public reaction to scientific advances.
Media experience For many years as chairman of a Government advisory committee on GMOs I was frequently interviewed by the media, including mainstream programmes such as Today and Horizon. I am on first name terms with most of the top scientific journalists.