The Babraham Institute works to deliver impact by translating our science and understanding of fundamental biology to promote lifelong health and wellbeing. Our blogs offer scientists, staff and guests the chance to share their individual views and experiences on the Institute's efforts to deliver research impacts and to build a welcoming and diverse community.




The splice of life

Most of the genes in our body can generate multiple distinctive messenger RNAs through a process called alternative splicing. We use a number of tools and techniques which are always improving, and have recently developed our own.