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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


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...


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