Sarion Bowers

Head of Policy at Wellcome Sanger Institute

Head of Policy, Wellcome Sanger Institute

Sarion Bowers is the Head of Policy for the Wellcome Sanger Institute, where she provides advice and guidance to researchers, leislators, policy makers on bioethics, research regulation and science policy. She was originally a research scientist with expertise in DNA packaging and gene regulation before changing careers and specialising in science and technology policy relating to genomics. Sarion has a particular interest in the ethical, legal and societal issues that arise from the use of genomics in the clinic and the development of new geenomic technologies, including genome editing.