Martyn Amos is a Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Northumbria University. He contributed to Comma anthologies Litmus and Bio-Punk, and co-edited Beta Life. In 2002 he took up a lectureship in bioinformatics at the University of Exeter, before moving to Manchester Metropolitan University in the summer of 2006, first as a Senior Lecturer before being promoted to Reader in 2010, and then to Professor in 2012. In 2018, he returned to his North-Eastern roots, and took up his current position at Northumbria. He works at the intersection(s) of computer science, biology, engineering and architecture.