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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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13th October 2017

Norwich Science Festival

Saturday 21 – Sunday 29 October 2017 The second Norwich Science Festival is almost upon us, bringing together hands-on activities, demonstrations, talks and events to celebrate science and its contribution to all of our lives. Over 9 days, from Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th...

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11th October 2017

New FSA advice on eating runny eggs

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced a change to its advice about eating eggs – now infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British Lion Code of Practice.. The decision...

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5th October 2017

Completing the drug design jigsaw

A powerful new way of analysing how drugs interact with molecules in the body could aid the design of better treatments with fewer side-effects. Most pharmaceuticals work by binding to a small site on the large proteins they target, causing the protein to change...

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Jenna Helleur, postgraduate student at QI

4th October 2017

PhD studentships available in the Quadram Institute

Recent understanding of how food and our gut microbiome interact is creating a fundamental shift in the way we will understand and address the impact of food on health. The Quadram Institute has been established to be at the forefront of these new interfaces...

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Quadram Institute - Sept 2017

23rd September 2017

Half a million hours worked on Quadram Institute provides local economic boost

With less than a year to its opening, construction of the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park passed another milestone recently, as construction workers clocked up over 500,000 hours working on the site. The state-of-the-art building will host fundamental and translational research into...

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22nd September 2017

Quadram Institute construction enters final phase

Construction of the Quadram Institute building has now entered the final phase. The west elevation has been completed in brick, and external landscaping progressing. Construction has now entered the final phase of fit out, which has seen the removal of the internal scaffolding. This...

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21st September 2017

New Trustees appointed to Quadram Institute Bioscience board

Quadram Institute Bioscience is delighted to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees. Dr Celia Caulcott, Dr Bénédicte Flambard, and Professor Peter J. Morgan collectively bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the QIB leadership. “On behalf of...

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