Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

The Babraham Institute undertakes world-leading research into understanding the biology of how our bodies work, including what changes as we age and during disease. Our research is split into three programmes: Epigenetics, Signalling, and Lymphocyte Signalling, supported by strategic programme grants from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and additional funding from research councils, the EU and charities.

We maximise the impact of our research through Knowledge Exchange, Commercialisation and Public Engagement activities. We do this by collaborating with other academics, policy makers, charities, schools, the general public and industry, including companies on the Babraham Research Campus. Commercialisation is achieved in collaboration with the Institute’s wholly-owned trading arm, Babraham Institute Enterprise Limited.


16/10/2019

Institute welcomes new group leader Rahul Samant

Dr Samant joins the Signalling research programme

Research focuses on how cells manage misfolded proteins


04/10/2019

Dr Michelle Linterman is awarded tenure

Group leader position confirmed by the Institute

Research aims to understand the cellular and molecular response…


05/09/2019

LifeLab 2019 – discovery on your doorstep

Exciting programme of free events and activities

Coming to Cambridge, Peterborough & Ely on 27 & 28 September

Access our Science Services

Biological Support Unit
Lipidomics
Gene Targeting
Flow Cytometry
Imaging
Bioinformatics
Biological Chemistry
Sequencing
Mass Spectrometry
Biological Support Unit
Our state-of-the-art Biological Support Unit (BSU) provides housing and care for pathogen-free rodents. It supports research across the Institute as well as providing ser...
Lipidomics
We have established methods to analyse neutral lipids, phospholipids and sphingolipids using a Shimadzu IT-TOF mass spectrometer coupled to a Prominence HPLC system
Gene Targeting
Providing a complete service to generate genetically altered mouse strains for Babraham Institute research groups and external companies
Flow Cytometry
The Babraham Institute Flow Cytometry Core Facility offers high quality service and state-of-the-art instrumentation to members of Babraham Institute and external users.
Imaging

The Imaging Facility provides supported access to advanced fluorescence imaging technologies and image analysis solutions.

Bioinformatics
The Bioinformatics group provides an interface between the computational infrastructure of the institute and the biology performed within the research groups
Biological Chemistry
Biological chemistry is the interface between chemistry and biology, requiring both synthetic organic chemistry skills and a knowledge of biochemistry
Sequencing
The Facility plays a crucial role in all the Institute’s research programmes and is also available to external users on a fee-for-service basis
Mass Spectrometry
The Mass Spectrometry Facility is housed in a purpose-built laboratory in a new building in the centre of the campus

11/11/2019

iPS Proteomes in Health and Disease

Prof. Angus Lamond

School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee


13/11/2019

Targeting GARP on human Tregs: a novel approach for the immunotherapy of cancer?

Prof. Sophie Lucas

The de Duve Institute, Brussels


03/12/2019

Spontaneous protein crystallization as a driver of immunity

Prof. Bart Lambrecht

VIB, Belgium


28/10/2019

'Schools Day' for Teachers

A chance for teachers to get back into the lab


05/12/2019

Sixth-Form Conference

Presentations, posters and prizes!


04/03/2020

Schools' Day - 26th February 2020

Hands-on science for students and teachers

Key visitor pages

Public

Members of the public may wish to look at the following pages to find out how the Babraham Institute works with and for society:

Academia

The following pages may be of particular interest to those in the Academic community:

Media

Members of the media and journalists may wish to visit the following sections for further details about our work:

Data Management in Computational Systems Biology: Exploring Standards, Tools, Databases, and Packaging Best Practices.

Stanford NJ, Scharm M, Dobson PD

Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)
2049 1940-6029:285-314 (2019)

PMID: 31602618

Diverse Human V antibody fragments with bio-therapeutic properties from the Crescendo Mouse.

Teng Y, Young JL, Edwards B

New biotechnology
1876-4347: (2019)

PMID: 31600579

Voices in methods development.

Anikeeva P, Boyden E, Brangwynne C

Nature methods
16 1548-7105:945-951 (2019)

PMID: 31562479