Sarah Drummond, an experienced animal technician in our animal facility, shares her perspectives on being open around the use of animals in research and the importance of animal technicians speaking about their work.
Chris Fox, our sequencing specialist working within the Genomics facility, describes a typical day in the facility as they provide support, innovation and expertise in all part of library preparation and sequencing for the Institute's researchers and companies on the Babraham Research Campus.
After an enriching day at the 2023 Research Institutes Technician Symposium, Experienced Animal Technician, Sarah Drummond, describes how the theme of career confidence ran through the day’s programme, prompting not just reflection on Sarah’s professional development, but personally too.
Today marks World Microscope Day and we are celebrating by taking a look back at how our cutting-edge Imaging Facility has changed over the past 18 years.
For National Careers Week, we have asked some colleagues to share more about their careers. In this post, our Flow Cytometry Specialist Sam shares more about what a typical day in the life looks like for him.
For National Careers Week, we have asked some colleagues to share more about their careers. In this post, a member of staff from our Biological Support Unit shares their path into a career in animal welfare.
Single cell sequencing is rapidly becoming an essential part of the biologists’ toolkit. Used by researchers at the Babraham Institute and worldwide to discover knowledge in a range of research fields, one of our Sequencing Specialists, Amelia, explains what sequencing is, why single cell sequencing is important and how it works.
The second Research Institute Technician Symposium was held on 5th November and our colleague Mike shares more about what happened.
Alex Harvey, an Animal Technician in the Institute’s animal unit (BSU) describes how she joined Boo Virk (a postdoc in the Casanueva Group) and Dori Horkai (a PhD student in the Houseley Group) and the Public Engagement team's Michael Hinton in the third year of a collaboration with Sophianum School in the Netherlands.