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Denis Alexander

Denis Alexander is director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at St Edmund's College, Cambridge and a writer on science and religion[1].

He is the author of the well-known Rebuilding the Matrix - Science and Faith in the 21st Century (Oxford: Lion Publishing, 2001) which provides a general overview of the science-religion debate.

Alexander also supervises a research group in cancer and immunology at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge. He is a former chair of the Molecular Immunology Programme at Babraham and also headed the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development.

He was an open scholar at the University of Oxford where he read biochemistry before carrying out research for a PhD in neurochemistry at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London. Following this he spent 15 years in academic positions in the Middle East, latterly (1981-86) as Associate Professor of Biochemistry at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Upon his return to the UK he worked at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and since 1989 at the Babraham Institute.

Alexander has published numerous books, articles and reviews, particularly in the research field of lymphocyte signalling and development. He is also editor of the journal Science & Christian Belief and contributes papers as part of the Cambridge Papers writing group.

He is a member of the International Society for Science and Religion and a fellow of St Edmund's College, Cambridge.


  1. ^ Faraday Institute for science and religion
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