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24th June 2019

New rapid test can diagnose pneumonia and other lower respiratory infections

Scientists at the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia (UEA) have developed a new, rapid way of diagnosing bacterial lower respiratory tract infections in hours rather than days, that could improve patient care and slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance.  The method...

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18th June 2019

Scientists speed network at college careers event

Priscilla Walsh, Shikha Saha and Paul Needs, from the Kroon and Mithen groups recently attended the Wymondham College Sixth Form Sixth Form Speed Networking event. The event was organised to give Year 12 students an insight into different career options. Here Priscilla blogs about...

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10th June 2019

UEA Engagement Award for Lindsay Hall & the Guardians of the Gut

Dr Lindsay Hall’s achievements in communicating the wonders of the microbiome have been recognised by a UEA Engagement Award. Lindsay has successfully brought together scientists from her research group with artists and creative designers to deliver engaging and innovative ways of bringing the microbiome...

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3rd June 2019

Newsletter, Summer 2019

Welcome to our newsletter, containing the latest news from the Quadram Institute. The newsletter provides a snapshot of the latest developments in the institute. The newsletter also covers recent scientific highlights and achievements from our researchers, along with news of some of the exciting new...

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23rd May 2019

Art and science uncover ME

The hidden devastating impact of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is the subject of a new collaboration between an artist and scientists studying this debilitating condition. Artist Yasmin Crawford has been working with researchers in the Quadram Institute as part of her project that’s bringing across...

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21st May 2019

Top Project Award for Quadram Institute student

Gemma Beasy has recently received the Top Project Award from the Royal Society of Biology. The award recognises the work she carried out for her undergraduate research project conducted at the Quadram Institute with Dr Maria Traka. The project focused on understanding how dietary...

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15th May 2019

International Clinical Trials Day celebrated at the Quadram Institute

Monday 20th May is International Clinical Trials Day and to celebrate the Quadram Institute is showcasing its current clinical research projects and giving a preview of others in the pipeline. International Clinical Trials Day (http://www.clinicaltrialsday.org/) is an annual celebration of the people and organisations...

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10th May 2019

Quadram Institute welcomes Big C for campaign launch

Big C, Norfolk’s cancer charity, last night, at the Quadram Institute, launched its new Corporate Partnership campaign ‘In Good Company’. Big C is a local charity that supports people across Norfolk and Waveney affected by cancer. It funds world-class local research into cancer, provides...

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8th May 2019

Review explores a very special sugar molecule

PhD student Andrew Bell and his supervisor Professor Nathalie Juge have co-authored a review article in Microbiology Today on sialic acids. Microbiology Today, the quarterly magazine of the Microbiology Society, is an important route of dissemination reaching a wide audience including parliamentarians and policy-makers....

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6th May 2019

Taming the virosphere

Dr Evelien Adriaenssens from the Quadram Institute has contributed her expertise in virus classification to a study describing a new system to  automatically thousands of new viruses being discovered by modern genomics. Bacteriophages, or phages, are viruses that infect bacteria. They can have a...

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