Babraham Institute in the Media

Our communications activities aim to raise our public profile and promote broader awareness of the Babraham Institute and our research. Here we have collected some examples of where the Institute has featured in the media.

Peter Rugg-Gunn comments on ‘blastoid’ research in the Mail Online

The Mail Online reports on a new model similar to human blastocysts, with expert comment from Peter Rugg-Gunn.

17/03/2021

Adrian Liston interviewed by the Cambridge Independent about COVID-19 vaccine intricacies

In this extended interview published in the Cambridge Independent, Adrian Liston explains the science behind vaccines and the immune response.

27/01/2021

Babraham Institute research shows importance of second COVID-19 vaccine dose, reports Cambridge Independent

Michelle Linterman interviewed on her important COVID-19 research in mice by Cambridge Independent editor Paul Brackley.

07/01/2021

Cambridge Independent reports on new Babraham Bioscience Technology board members

Newly appointed board members Wolf Reik, Alexander Hewitson, and Clive Stanway speak to the Cambridge Independent.

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05/01/2021

Wolk Reik talks about his career in epigenetics, from the beginning to today, on Epigenetics Podcast

The Epigenetics Podcast interviews Wolf Reik about his career in epigenetics.

24/11/2020

Auckland radio interview Michelle Linterman on COVID-19 vaccines

Michelle Linterman is interviewed by 95bFM host Zoë Larsen Cumming about her COVID19 vaccine research.

16/11/2020

Could we and should we live forever? Wolf Reik talks to Tom Chivers about epigenetics

Wolf Reik explains the concept of the biological clock to science writer Tom Chivers for his article exploring mortality.

02/09/2020

Linterman lab research repurposing imiquimod featured in the Medicine Maker

Michelle Linterman talks to Medicine Maker reporter Stephanie Sutton about her drug repurposing findings.

13/05/2020

Promise of pioneering research by Adrian Liston reported by Business Weekly

Business Weekly report on how proof of concept funding from the European Research Council will support research into how to harness the power of the immune system to treat brain injury.

15/01/2020

Cambridge Independent explores Institute research on gut microbiome and link with healthy ageing

Paul Brackley, editor of the Cambridge Independent, explores what recent research published by the Linterman lab might mean for healthy ageing.

27/06/2019

Cambridge Independent speaks to Adrian Liston about using immune profiling to revolutionise medicine

Following publication of Adrian Liston's latest paper describing the use of immune profiling combined with machine learning to diagnose juvenille arthritis, he spoke to Paul Brackley, editor of the Cambridge Independent to explain more.

07/05/2019

Myriam Hemberger receives the 2019 March of Dimes Prize

Myriam Hemberger, a group leader in the Epigenetics programme at the Institute from 2004-2018, was awarded the 2019 March of Dimes Prize for her pioneering research on placental biology.

07/05/2019

Latest research from the Linterman Lab shared in the Cambridge Independent

In a News feature by the Cambridge Independent, Paul Brackley explores what the latest immunology research from the Institute might mean for improving the annual 'flu vaccine.

14/03/2019

Ageing research featured in the Cambridge Independent

Paul Brackley, editor of the Cambridge Independent, shared the Institute's recently published research on how a tiny nematode worm called C. elegans can help us learn more about the process of human ageing.

04/03/2019

Institute researchers reflect on the rise of big data in life science research

New biomedical techniques, like next-generation genome sequencing, are creating vast amounts of data and transforming the scientific landscape. They’re leading to unimaginable breakthroughs – but leaving researchers racing to keep up. Anne Corcoran, a group leader in our Lymphocyte Signalling research programme, Stefan Schoenfelder, a Career Progression Fellow in the Epigenetics research programme, and Wolf Reik, Head of the Epigenetics programme, contributed to this Mosaic article by Tom Chivers and shared their reflections on how performing research has changed.

02/10/2018

Wolf Reik in the Cambridge Independent

Unravelling the epigenome, life's other set of instructions
Our genome may be the blueprint for our development, but it is only part of the story. Editor, Paul Brackley talks to Professor Wolf Reik, at the Babraham Institute, to find out the rest.

11/07/2018

GEN article about tumour study from the Okkenhaug group

Tumor Biology Study Suggests Promising New Route to Cancer Drug Development

08/06/2018

Varga-Weisz study in the Metro

That gut feeling: Would you have a poo transplant to make you happy?

03/05/2018

Hemberger group collaboration in Science News

Though often forgotten, the placenta has a huge role in baby’s health

24/04/2018

Rachel Fellows on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Talking about gut bacteria with Jeremy Sallis on Lunchtime Live

17/01/2018

Varga-Weisz study featured in New Atlas

New research reveals how gut bacteria can control our genes
 

11/01/2018

Varga-Weisz gut bacteria on Science Alert

Bacteria Living in Our Gut Are Hijacking And Controlling Our Genes

10/01/2018

Kelsey lab research on What is Epigenetics

Epigenetic Marks on Histones Keep Egg Cells Fresh
 

09/01/2018

Collaboration with AstraZeneca in the Cambridge Independent

Secrets of tumour-suppressing gene unravelled by scientists at Babraham Institute and AstraZeneca

26/10/2017

Stephens & Hawkins labs in Business Weekly

Missing link between tumour suppressors and prostate cancer revealed
 

25/10/2017

PTEN signalling work on Labiotech.eu

Leading Pharma-Academic Partnership Unravels the Mystery of a Major Cancer Gene

20/10/2017

Hemberger lab in ALN Magazine

Womb Age is a Major Factor in Declining Fertility in Older Women

18/09/2017

Myriam Hemberger on DeutschlandFunk

Junges Glück in jungen Gebärmuttern (Young happiness in young uterus)

09/09/2017

Brexit and science on BBC Look East

What the government strategy means for research in Cambridge

06/09/2017

Rahul Roychoudhuri featured in Cambridge Independent

Dr Rahul Roychoudhuri at the Babraham Institute discusses awakening the immune system to defeat cancer

09/08/2017

Michael Wakelam talks Brexit on PBS

Why many British voters are having Brexit regrets

05/07/2017

Michelle Linterman & Nicolas le Novere talk jobs with eLife Community

#ECRWednesday webinar on 'Refreshing approaches to researcher evaluation'

28/06/2017

Chromos covered by Idol magazine

Max Cooper Merges Science With Music in ‘Chromos’ EP

02/06/2017

Wolf Reik writes in The Conversation

How epigenetics may help us slow down the ageing clock

10/05/2017