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Prof. Anne Glover

Chief Scientific Adviser to the President, European Commission

Professor Anne Glover joined the European Commission as Chief Scientific Adviser to the President in January 2012. Anne holds a Personal Chair of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and her current research focuses on the development and application of whole cell biosensors for environmental monitoring and investigating how organisms respond to stress at a cellular level. Prior to her current appointment Anne was Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland from 2006-11.

She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Society of Biology, Royal Society of Arts and the American Academy of Microbiology.

Anne was recognised in March 2008 as a Woman of Outstanding Achievement in the UK and was awarded a CBE for services to Environmental Science in the Queen’s New Years Honours list 2009.