Alistair Lax

Alistair Lax trained as a biochemist and has moved around the biological sciences, taking in microbiology, cancer and cell biology. He’s been at King’s College London for the past 20 years.

Alistair is enthusiastic about most science, and in particular the history of science and medicine. He is also interested in public attitudes to science. His book, Toxin, is partly a history of microbiology.