Professor Mike Barrett

Mike Barrett is Director of Glasgow Polyomics, the University of Glasgow’s facility dedicated to the provision of high throughput data in genomics, metabolomics and proteomics.  Glasgow Polyomics offers support to synthetic biology in assessing genome structures of engineered organisms, determining protein content of new organisms and also their metabolic composition. The latter use of metabolomics is of particular value in assessing how chemicals distribute through engineered organisms towards production of target chemicals. Analysis of high throughput data and modelling via a dedicated Informatics team also contributes to synthetic biology.