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.
One of our PhD students Tombi shares how her passion for science and helping others has taken her around the world and offered a range of exciting opportunities.
Oxygen is an essential element that we need for life. Yet, we still don't fully understand how important oxygen is in many of our cellular processes. In this blog, Dr Sarah Ross introduces us to her group's research to understand how oxygen can power up our immune system.
A round up of this year's public engagement prize-winners and nominees.
In this blog series, we hear from some of the students on the Babraham Institute's 2021 Research Access Programme. In this article, we hear from Callum, a Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine student from the University of Nottingham, about his experience on the programme.
How Babraham Institute staff and scientists have been working with local school students on a collaborative project to produce a game about viruses and vaccinations.
As part of our build-up to Schools’ Day 2020 we asked students to submit their questions to our researchers. This series of three blog posts answers the top four questions. Read on to learn about what motivated our researchers to follow a career in science, their perspectives on the importance of maths and computing skills and whether a degree in science is essential.
Isby visited the Institute for Schools’ Day and took part in a project to investigate white blood cells in a mouse model. As she starts her degree in Biochemistry at Durham University she looks back on her experience in our labs.
Since 2016 ‘European Researcher’s Night’ has been hosted in countries throughout Europe. For 2018 and 2019, Cambridgeshire will have its own night called LifeLab. The Institute is one of the founding organisations – read on to find out how to get involved.
Shaun Png is another undergraduate on a summer placement, working in Rahul Roychoudhuri's group. He explains how it's not just being at the bench that makes the Babraham Institute a great place to work.
Joerg Stange, a member of the Institute's Immunology programme, discusses the use of organoids in research and his experience of taking part in the Cambridge Science Festival 2017.