James Smith BSc
Head of Scientific Operations
James Smith is the Head of Scientific Operations for Talisman Therapeutics. He oversees all operational and logistical aspects of the running of the Talisman labs. He also plays a strategic role enabling the business to stay ahead of technological developments and aligned with the emerging scientific requirements of our projects. James is an experienced stem cell biologist with particular expertise in human stem cell models of disease, including assay development and compound screening in these systems. James was previously lab manager of the Livesey research group at University College London and at the Gurdon Institute, Cambridge for 20 years. Prior to that, James was a research scientist at Gemini Genomics. James is a graduate of Durham University.