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Babraham Institute welcomes the UK’s Young Scientists of the Year
Aneeta and Ameeta with Dr Simon Cook

Today we’re delighted to host the winners of the UK’s Young Scientists of the Year competition, Ameeta and Aneeta Kumar. Ameeta and Aneeta, twin sisters from Reading, jointly won the competition for their project to develop a diagnostic method for the early detection of cancerous tumours. Part of their prize included a day’s visit to […]

Sixth Form Conference – Immunology: From Research to Health
B-cells in lymph node

Calling all biology teachers and sixth form students! The Babraham Institute is excited to announce that it will be hosting a conference for students aged 16 – 19 on Wednesday 15th October! The conference – ‘Immunology: From Research to Health’ will explore the scientific, ethical and commercial aspects of this exciting and ever-evolving area of […]

Babraham Institute Open Afternoon
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Babraham Institute opens laboratories for BBSRC Images with Impact Competition The Babraham Institute is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a special Open Labs Afternoon on Friday 29th August for a limited number of artists, photographers, illustrators and creative people who wish to capture the perfect shot or gain inspiration for the exciting […]

Researchers develop new, powerful single-cell technique to study environmental effects on DNA
Heatmap for methylation rates

Single-cell technique to investigate ‘epigenetic’ changes that influence our development New technique will help to reduce the reliance on animal research for this type of study Full map of ‘epigenetic marks’ from individual cells will be critical for understanding early embryonic development Researchers at the BBSRC-funded Babraham Institute, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Sanger […]

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