Sixth formers broaden their horizons at the Babraham Institute
The Babraham Institute opened its doors recently to over 60 sixth formers from around the region for a unique learning experience. Established in 2009, this conference provides Applied Science students with in-depth information about the Babraham Research Campus and career options related to science.
29th November 2011
Babraham Institute to lead £3.6M research project investigating how ageing affects immunity
Maintaining a healthy lifespan for an increasingly older population is a major challenge facing society. Efforts to understand the effect of ageing on the immune system received a boost today as the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) announced investment in a new £3.6 million research project, which will be led by researchers from the Babraham Institute with partners from the University of Cambridge and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.
29th November 2011
Babraham Researchers Receive European Accolade
Two researchers from the Babraham Institute have been elected as members of the Academia Europaea, an international association of scientists and scholars with elected members selected from the whole European community across all academic disciplines.
15th November 2011
EMBO selects Babraham Immunologist for its prestigious Young Investigator Programme
Marc Veldhoen, Group Leader at the Babraham Institute, has been selected as one of 22 new scientists to join the prestigious EMBO Young Investigator Programme, which aims to support the career development of Europe's most promising young researchers.
10th November 2011
Babraham Researcher awarded €1.5M Grant from the European Research Council
Dr Marc Veldhoen, a Group Leader at the Babraham Institute, has been awarded a prestigious grant by the European Research Council (ERC). His €1.5M award from the ERC will enable further investigation into understanding how cells of the immune system interact with microbes in the gut to influence immunity, metabolism and potentially safeguard the gut from inflammatory disorders like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
21st October 2011
Babraham announced as partner in €M30 European project to decipher the epigenome
Researchers from the Babraham Institute's Epigenetics Laboratories are partners in an exciting new initiative, launched this month by the health-research division of the European Commission with an investment of €30-million. The 4 year project, known as BLUEPRINT, aims to unravel how the epigenome influences health and disease and will be a major contributor to the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC).
20th October 2011
Green vegetables directly influence immune defences and help maintain intestinal health
Leafy greens, widely recognised as containing essential ingredients for ensuring optimum health and wellbeing, have been shown to influence our intestinal health by delivering a protective factor to certain cells of the immune system. These findings have implications for better understanding the basis of intestinal inflammatory disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and may offer new opportunities for therapeutic intervention.
13th October 2011
Babraham epigenetics research paves the way for a better understanding of unexplained infertility
Scientists at the Babraham Institute have made a breakthrough in understanding how mammalian genomes are modified in the egg and sperm and are reprogrammed after fertilisation, which also has implications for better understanding fertility.
18th August 2011
Babraham Bioscience Boot Camp inspires a new generation
28th July 2011
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