Linda King
Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Partnerships at Oxford Brookes University.

Professor Linda King is Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Partnerships at Oxford Brookes University.

Linda joined Oxford Brookes in 1986 as a Lecturer in Virology and was promoted to Professor in 1998. She was Head of the School of Life Sciences for eight years until she became Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Exchange for the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

Linda completed her doctorate in molecular virology at the University of Oxford in 1985. Her research has focused on understanding the biology of insect viruses and on their exploitation in agriculture, medicine and biotechnology.

She is co-founding director of a successful joint Brookes and Natural Environment Research Council spin-out biotech company that continues to develop novel applications of insect virus technology.

Having published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, reviews and book chapters, Linda has also spoken at numerous national and international meetings, including The American Society for Virology, The Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Peptalk, Global Protein Summit and ISBiotech.

Speaker sessions


17:00 - 17:45

Closing Ceremony & Drinks Reception

The Terrace

Professor Linda King, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Global Partnerships at Oxford Brookes University invites you to join us for the Venturefest Oxford 2019 Closing Ceremony and drinks reception.

Sponsored by Oxford Brookes University

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Wednesday 11th September 2019
Oxford Brookes University,
Headington Campus