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29th January 2021

Study into COVID-19 persistence in the gut is recruiting participants in Norwich

The Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park, working with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, is looking to recruit participants who have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 2 weeks, to help understand more about the virus. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused...

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11th January 2021

New flour brings health power of pulses to our daily bread

Researchers from the Quadram Institute and King’s College London have shown that replacing wheat flour with a new ingredient derived from chickpeas improved the glycaemic response of people eating white bread. The ingredient uses specially-developed milling and drying processes that preserves cellular structure, making...

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microscopy image of Salmonella biofilm

11th January 2021

Researchers provide new insights into how antibiotic resistance develops

Researchers at the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research park have shown how the development of antibiotic resistance by bacteria can have ‘side-effects’ for them including affecting their ability to cause disease. Antibiotic resistance remains one of the greatest challenges to global health with...

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31st December 2017

Highlights of 2017

2017 has been a year of change for the Quadram Institute. On 28th April, the Institute Of Food Research transitioned into Quadram Institute Bioscience in preparation for the opening of the Quadram Institute in 2018. This is bringing together our research teams, with those from the...

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19th December 2017

New insights into how our bodies maintain a beneficial relationship with our gut microbes

Our gut hosts a community of trillions of microbes, called the gut microbiota, and we are becoming increasingly aware that this has significant effects on many aspects of our health. However, the molecular mechanisms underpinning this interaction remain elusive. New research led by Dr...

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27th November 2017

Quadram Institute a Collaboration Partner in the New £26 million National Biofilms Innovation Centre

The UK’s world-class expertise in the research of biofilms has been recognised through the launch of a new National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC). Supported by a commitment of £26 million over the next 5 years, including £12.5M funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences...

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14th November 2017

The MRC CLIMB Project Receives Honours in 2017 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

The MRC-funded Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics (CLIMB) has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2017 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, in Denver, Colorado. CLIMB was awarded the following honours: “Best...

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18th October 2017

Network science unravels the secrets of the evolution of Salmonella’s disease adaptations

A new resource created by scientists at the Norwich Research Park is helping to uncover what makes certain strains of bacteria more dangerous than others. There are many different types of Salmonella bacteria, most of which have adapted to live in the guts of...

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Dr Alison Mather

18th October 2017

QI welcomes new Research Leader in genomics and antimicrobial resistance of bacteria

The Quadram Institute is pleased to welcome Dr Alison Mather as a new Research Leader, working in the area of microbes in the food chain. Alison’s background is in genomic epidemiology, using whole genome sequencing to understand the evolution and ecology of bacteria and...

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17th October 2017

Online Community of Experts helps tackle food waste in Europe

A new digital network has been launched to encourage collaboration and bring together expertise from across Europe and beyond in a focussed response to the global issue of food waste. The Community of Experts (CoE) aims to help drive action at every level of...

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