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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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An illustration of viruses.

13th February 2023

Taxonomy goes viral: a new set of consensus principles to classify the virosphere

Taxonomy goes viral: a new set of consensus principles to classify the virosphere The official body charged with virus classification has released four new principles that bring order to the viral world. This provides a unified framework that will enable all viruses to be...

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A microscopy image of separated chickpea cells containing resistant starch under the microscope. They are oval forms, with dark blue spheres inside.

10th February 2023

Bread made from a new type of flour keeps you fuller for longer

Bread made from a new type of whole cell pulse flour can lower blood glucose (sugar) levels and keep you fuller for longer, new research has found. A study published recently in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by researchers from the Quadram Institute...

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Sir Patrick unveils a green plaque, from behind blue curtains at the Quadram Institute,

6th February 2023

Sir Patrick Vallance opens the Quadram Institute during Norwich Research Park visit 

  Sir Patrick Vallance, along with the Chief Scientific Adviser at the Food Standards Agency, Prof Robin May, visited the Quadram Institute and unveiled a commemorative plaque at the £75 million institute which first opened its doors in 2018/19. The Government Chief Scientific Adviser...

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20th December 2022

First UK Food Safety Research Network projects funded to deliver safer foods

Six projects will receive £30,000-£62,000 of funding from the network. These projects were all selected as ready to initiate through the support of the network. Each project involves academic researchers partnering with commercial companies or government agencies in the food sector to deliver solutions...

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Katherine Seton

19th December 2022

Dr Katharine Seton receives funding to expand ME research

Katharine Seton from the Quadram Institute has been awarded a Solve M.E. Ramsay Research Grant to better understand premature ageing of the immune system in people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). The grant will build on current studies linking the immune response to...

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A microscopy image of a cross section of a tumour on a black background showing blood vessels in red and NRP1 & 2 in green and blue

13th December 2022

A Double Bind for Cancer

Hitting two targets at the same time may be the key to stopping the spread of aggressive cancers, according to research in mice. Researchers from the Quadram Institute and University of East Anglia found that tumour growth could be stopped by simultaneously targeting two...

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A Petri dish filled with reddish agar on which streaks of greenish E coli bacteria are growing

12th December 2022

Tracking the global spread of antimicrobial resistance

An international research team has provided valuable new information about what drives the global spread of genes responsible for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria. The collaborative study, led by researchers at the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia, brought together experts from...

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A woman with blond hair wearing a red labcoat examines purple tomatoes in a greenhouse full of tomato plants.

29th November 2022

Diet and Health innovation boosted by new funding and partnership

The Quadram Institute and John Innes Centre will establish the Innovation Hub for Improving Health and Nutrition through Biofortification Hub to strengthen the UK’s position as a world-leader for research and commercialisation of biofortification – the development of crops, foods, feed and fodder with...

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