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Targeting cancer

4th February 2018

World Cancer Day

Part of the Quadram Institute’s mission is to understand how diet and gut health relate to cancer, and other chronic conditions. With a better understanding of the complex interactions between diet, the gut microbiome, genetics and physiology we can provide better dietary advice, improved...

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Predicted protein structure of novel botulinum neurotoxin eBonT/J

12th January 2018

Discovery of a new source of world’s deadliest toxin

Researchers from the Quadram Institute have identified genes encoding a previously undiscovered version of the botulinum neurotoxin in bacteria from a cow’s gut. This is the first time that an intact cluster of genes for making botulinum neurotoxin have been found outside of the...

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5th December 2011

IFR welcomes new focus on food innovation

The Institute of Food Research welcomes the news that the European Commission, through the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, is to establish a Knowledge Innovation Community focussed on driving innovation in the food chain, from farm to fork. “The news that food has...

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24th November 2011

Vicky Ford MEP visits Norwich Research Park

Vicky Ford, Member of the European Parliament for the East of England, visited Norwich Research Park on Friday 18th November to see for herself the latest developments in science and innovation coming from the institutes and companies based on the park. Vicky is a...

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2nd November 2011

Microbiology to play crucial role in ensuring food security

Professor Mike Peck of the Institute of Food Research has joined other experts from the Society for General Microbiology in launching a position statement on food security and safety. This sets out the key role that microbiology will play in ensuring that the 7...

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2nd November 2011

Norwich Research Park attracts angels

Launch event for Venta Angel Investment Initiative 16th November Now is an exciting time for angel investment: there are many interesting opportunities emerging from the research community and tax incentives from Government for those that support early-stage businesses. The...

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19th October 2011

Plant Food Supplement science and regulation meet up in Brussels

Regulators from 19 European countries, plus China and the US, recently met with partners from an EU project which is aiming to foster the safe use of plant-derived food supplements. The meeting with the project partners of PlantLIBRA (PLANT food supplements: Levels of Intake,...

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11th October 2011

Night at the museum for IFR scientists

Combase, the predictive microbiology database co-ordinated by IFR, was recently showcased to a public audience at the Natural History Museum in London, at an event designed to let people get hands-on with cutting edge science and meet the people behind it. ‘Science Uncovered’ at...

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10th October 2011

European Food Alliance: Nine successful European agrifood clusters join forces

The Institute of Food Research is part of a group of European agrifood organisations that have set up the European Food Alliance. Working with the latest technologies and with top experts from all over Europe, testing and launching innovative ideas, products and ingredients at...

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7th October 2011

Researchers to identify the secrets of Salmonella’s survival

The Institute of Food Research, strategically funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), is to collaborate with the University of Sheffield to investigate how Salmonella survives during its lifecycle within our bodies, as a way of finding chinks in its armour...

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