Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

23/02/2015

Faulty genome decoding knocks down B cell ability to produce antibodies

HuR RNA-binding protein is essential for B cell survival and…


20/02/2015

ERC-xellent news!

Awards recognise excellence

Two Babraham Institute researchers receive prestigious ERC Starting…


29/01/2015

Understanding cellular ageing

Researchers plot dynamic DNA landscapes

Research reconciles models of cell senescence and ageing


03/03/2015

Targeting substrates to the exosome RNase complex

Dr Phil Mitchell, University of Sheffield


06/03/2015

New developments in research communication

Dr Jane Alfred, Director of Catalyst Editorial


09/03/2015

What is immunology?

How your immune system keeps you safe from attack

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Bioinformatics
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Bioinformatics

The bioinformatics group provide biological computing services for the research groups at the institute but also for companies both on site and further afie...

Biological Chemistry
Biological chemistry is the interface between chemistry and biology, requiring both synthetic organic chemistry skills and a knowledge of biochemistry. Typically we are a...
Biological Support Unit
Our state-of-the-art Biological Support Unit (BSU) opened in 2009 and provides housing and care for pathogen-free rodents used in both the academic scientific research pr...
Flow Cytometry
Providing a world-class flow cytometry facility to help meet our scientific research goals.
 
The Babraham Institute Flow Cytometry Core Facility offers ...
Gene Targeting
The Babraham Gene Targeting Facilities (GTF) provides a complete service to generate genetically altered mouse strains for Babraham Institute researchers and external inv...
Imaging

The Imaging Facility is located within one of the research buildings of the Babraham Institute and is equipped with state-of-the-art commercial imaging tech...

Lipidomics
The Lipidomics Mass Spectrometry Facility at Babraham Institute was established by Prof. Michael Wakelam and Dr. Qifeng Zhang at the beginning of 2007.

Since...
Mass Spectrometry
The Babraham Institute Mass Spectrometry Facility is housed in a purpose-built laboratory in a new building in the centre of the campus. The primary role of the Facility ...
Sequencing

Whilst the Human Genome Project sequenced the first complete human genome over the course of fifteen years and a cost of more than 2 billion US dollars, the...

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Much of the work of the Babraham Institute focuses on the BBSRC’s strategic objective of research into healthy ageing – understanding the basic molecular processes to promote lifelong health and wellbeing. Research into ageing is carried out across the Institute’s four programme areas: Epigenetics, Signalling, Lymphocyte Signalling & Development and Nuclear Dynamics, and these work in close collaboration with each other. The four programme areas are funded by the BBSRC as Institute Strategic Programme Grants (ISPG).

 

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Latest Publications


Beyond the genome.

Nature
518 1476-4687:273 (2015)

PMID: 25693522

Feeding immunity: skepticism, delicacies and delights.

Veldhoen M, Veiga-Fernandes H

Nature immunology
16 1529-2916:215-219 (2015)

PMID: 25689432

Deletion of AU-Rich Elements within the Bcl2 3'UTR Reduces Protein Expression and B Cell Survival In Vivo.

Díaz-Muñoz MD, Bell SE, Turner M

PloS one
10 1932-6203:e0116899 (2015)

PMID: 25680182

Speed and sensitivity of phototransduction in Drosophila depend on degree of saturation of membrane phospholipids.

Randall AS, Liu CH, Chu B

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
35 1529-2401:2731-46 (2015)

PMID: 25673862