Ryan Cawood

Ryan Cawood – Chief Executive Officer

Oxford Genetics

Dr Cawood is a genetic engineer and virologist with a 1st class degree in Genetics and a doctorate from the University of Oxford. He is the founder and CEO of Oxford Genetics Ltd, a UK-based biotech company focused on developing innovative cloning solutions for the life science industry. Whilst conducting his DPhil and post-doctoral academic research, Ryan worked extensively on the genetic material from a wide range of viruses and organisms, having developed expression systems for protein production in mammalian, plant, bacterial and insect cells. Since founding Oxford Genetics, Dr Cawood has led series A financing for the company, with the primary ambition to develop the largest collection of fully inter-compatible DNA components anywhere in the world.