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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...


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....


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 classify automatically thousands of new viruses being discovered by modern genomics. Bacteriophages, or phages, are viruses that infect bacteria. They can have...


5th May 2019

Quadram Institute welcomes UKRI Chief Finance Officer

The Quadram Institute was delighted to welcome Ian Kenyon, Chief Finance Officer for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to tour its new facility on Norwich Research Park. Quadram Institute Director Professor Ian Charles welcomed Mr Kenyon, who was joined by Dr Jackie Hinton, UKRI...


1st May 2019

Open source innovation from the Norwich Research Park up for early-career award

A young team of innovators based on the Norwich Research Park have made the final of the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2019 Awards. Their open source project has made a technique called speed breeding more accessible to the research community. This OpenPlant-funded venture...


17th April 2019

Quadram Institute Artist in Residence will bring together the worlds of art and science

The first Artist in Residence has joined the Quadram Institute on a mission to enable scientists and the public to explore microbial science by making art. Artist Jennie Pedley will be hosting workshops for scientists at the new institute on the Norwich Research Park....


16th April 2019

Can you help in a new study into pregnancy and early life?

Researchers at Quadram Institute Bioscience are looking to enrol pregnant mothers who are less than 22 weeks pregnant to take part in The PEARL Study (Pregnancy & Early Life) to understand how the transmission of beneficial microbes from mother to baby affects health. We...


8th April 2019

Quadram Institute students develop their entrepreneurial skills

Now in its fifth year, UEA/NRP i-Teams gives early career researchers the chance to develop entrepreneurial expertise and gain skills and experience outside of their academic pursuits. The i-Teams scheme organises participating students and postdocs into teams based on their mix of skills. Teams...


4th April 2019

Quadram Institute Bioscience clinical trial explores microbiome modulation by plant compound

The first human study involving all four founding partners of the Quadram Institute has begun at the new state-of-the-art building. Participants are now being sought to take part in this study on the effects of a natural plant compound, phytic acid, on our gut...


29th March 2019

New searchable UK composition of foods website available

Food Databanks, in collaboration with Public Health England, has launched a new UK Composition of Foods Integrated Dataset (CoFID) searchable website ( The website allows users to search the current McCance and Widdowson dataset. First published in book form in 1940, CoFID contains reference...


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