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21st February 2022

Quadram researchers play a vital role in UK’s pandemic response to COVID-19

The Quadram Institute’s key role providing world-leading pathogen genomics expertise as part of the COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) consortium has been cited in a new report. An independent evaluation by the not-for-profit institute RAND Europe concludes that COG-UK made a significant and valuable contribution...

Martin Warren

10th February 2022

Prof Martin Warren appointed Chief Scientific Officer

Professor Martin Warren has been appointed as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) for the Quadram Institute following an internal competition. The CSO role is pivotal to the development of the Institute’s scientific strategy and the scientific leadership of QIB. Martin will now take up the...


13th January 2022

Eagle Genomics and Quadram Institute’s new strategic partnership to accelerate microbiome analysis through AI-augmented knowledge discovery platform

Eagle Genomics, the Deep Tech software business pioneering the application of network science to biology, and the Quadram Institute, a world-leading institute creating new interfaces between food science, gut biology, and human health, are pleased to announce a new partnership committed to promoting the...

Ruminococcus gnavus (green) in the mucus layer (red) of the gut lining (gut cell nuclei are blue). Image by Laura Vaux, Juge Group, the Quadram Institute

10th January 2022

Blood and guts: new link uncovered between the gut microbiome and blood groups

Researchers have discovered that a common member of the human gut microbiome has a specific preference for blood group A antigens. This specificity may give it an advantage when foraging for sugars, allowing it to colonise the gut more easily. The presence of the...


14th December 2018

Award recognises fruitful collaboration with Jiangsu Province, China

Professor Arjan Narbad from the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park has received a prestigious award by China’s Jiangsu Province. The competitive award is presented to foreign nationals who have made significant contribution or formed successful collaborations with Jiangsu Province. Arjan was nominated...


14th December 2018

Different bacterial strains vary in their ability to restore the microbiome after antibiotic treatment

A new study from the Quadram Institute and Jiangnan University has highlighted how different strains of probiotic bacteria differed in their ability to restore the microbiota of mice that had received antibiotics. Antibiotics are administered to combat disease-causing bacteria, but their effects are indiscriminate...

Oscar Gonzalez

10th December 2018

Speed-breeding: from space to the benchtop

Scientists from the Norwich Research Park recently announced how they’ve adapted speed-breeding technology originally developed by NASA to improve the productivity of crop plant breeding programmes. Here Oscar Gonzalez from the Quadram Institute blogs about his role in this project. Oscar worked with colleagues...


8th December 2018

State-of-the-art endoscopy centre opens at Quadram Institute

The Gastroenterology department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) has moved some of its services to the state-of-the-art Quadram Institute and welcomes its first patients on Monday 10th December. The multi-million pound facility on Norwich Research Park will be home to a...

Dr Alison Mather

8th November 2018

Alison Mather recognised as one of the UK’s Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2018

Alison Mather has been named as one of 50 female leaders in healthcare business in the UK. Produced by BioBeat, 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2018 emphasises the current role of women in leading, inspiring and innovating to ensure new technologies and treatments...


31st October 2018

Seeking Principal Investigators in Microbiome Research

The Quadram Institute has a number of Principal Investigator roles within the our Gut Microbes and Health research programme to deliver scientific excellence and social and economic impact in microbiome research. We have a number of Principal Investigator roles within the Quadram Institute’s Gut...


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