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Director Ian Charles shakes hands with Ashok Soota. In the foreground the UK flag and India flag.

22nd May 2023

Quadram Institute Bioscience and SKAN Research Trust to collaborate in Gut Microbiome Research

Quadram Institute Bioscience and SKAN Research Trust to collaborate on research focused on gut health, ageing and neurological diseases

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Leafy green plants growing in connected black pots under bright white, red and blue lights. The unit is on a wooden table

17th May 2023

New study recruiting volunteers to test innovations to support plant-based diets

A new study is being launched at the Quadram Institute in Norwich that will assess different ways of helping vegans and vegetarians increase their daily intake of essential nutrients. The HARVEST Study will test hydroponic kitchen gardens that biofortify leafy greens alongside a bespoke...

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A microscopy image which has a black background with fluorescent green bacterial forms.

10th May 2023

All hands to the pumps – how bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics

Bacteria can rapidly evolve resistance to antibiotics by adapting special pumps to flush them out of their cells

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An aerial image of Norwich Research Park with Quadram Institute in the foreground

5th April 2023

Campaign to put science in Norwich on the map shortlisted for prestigious award

Communications teams at institutes across the Norwich Research Park have been shortlisted for a prestigious national public relations award. The Norwich Research Park Public Affairs Group has been shortlisted in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Excellence Awards 2023 in the category of best...

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30th March 2023

Biofortification Hub open for membership and funding applications

A new innovation hub focused on research into biofortification is now open to membership applications

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Bifidobacterium breve, a key memeber of the maternal microbiome

28th March 2023

Probiotics and breast milk support health of premature infants

Researchers have shown that probiotic supplements not only save the lives of premature babies, they also ensure they develop a healthy microbiome. The development of the healthy microbiome, which helps fight infections and ensure proper development of the digestive system, depends on also feeding...

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An illustration of microbes inside a person

28th March 2023

Human body a breeding ground for antimicrobial resistance genes

The community of microbes living in and on our bodies may be acting as a reservoir for antibiotic resistance, according to new research from the Earlham Institute and Quadram Institute in Norwich. The use of antibiotics leads to ‘collateral damage’ to the microbiome, ramping...

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Close up of computing infrastructure.

20th March 2023

CLIMB-BIG-DATA services launched for the new era of microbial bioinformatics

The unparalleled new service is designed around microbiologists’ needs. It provides a cutting-edge scalable and dynamic bioinformatics platform to support academic research groups, government agencies and health services facing the challenges of big data in modern microbiology. To introduce their revolutionary research environment, CLIMB-BIG-DATA...

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Two young women smiling with Big Ben behind

6th March 2023

Quadram Institute scientists take their research to Parliament

Dr Katharine Seton and Dr Eleftheria Trampari are attending Parliament to present their biosciences research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of STEM for BRITAIN on Monday 6th March. Katharine is investigating the immune response to gut...

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microscopy image showing bacteriophages on bacterial cells

21st February 2023

Quadram Institute phages expertise informs parliamentary select committee

Quadram Institute scientist Dr Evelien Adriaenssens has given written evidence to a House of Commons select committee on the use of bacteriophages to help tackle the global health challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The House of Commons Science and Technology select committee issued a...

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