Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

11/08/2016

Autophagy under the microscope as never before

Dissecting the cell’s recycling process

Paper published in Nature Communications


01/08/2016

Scientists identify new mechanism that influences how our immune system performs

Research uncovers function of disease risk gene

Paper published in Nature Immunology


28/07/2016

STEM Insight Programme - Deadline Extended

STEM Insight Programme at the Babraham Institute - Deadline…


08/09/2016

Delineation of a common pathway to autoimmunity in humans?

Prof. Peter Lane, University of Birmingham


09/09/2016

Nuclear Dynamics Symposium for Industry

The Babraham Institute's showcase event, focusing on Nuclear…


15/09/2016

The life and times of the ageing gut

Prof Claudio Nicoletti - The Institute of Food Research (IFR),…

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Biological Chemistry
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Biological Support Unit
Our state-of-the-art Biological Support Unit (BSU) opened in 2009 and provides housing and care for pathogen-free rodents used in both the academic scientific research pr...
Flow Cytometry
Providing a world-class flow cytometry facility to help meet our scientific research goals.
 
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Gene Targeting
The Babraham Gene Targeting Facilities (GTF) provides a complete service to generate genetically altered mouse strains for Babraham Institute researchers and external inv...
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The Imaging Facility is located within one of the research buildings of the Babraham Institute and is equipped with state-of-the-art commercial imaging tech...

Lipidomics
The Lipidomics Mass Spectrometry Facility at Babraham Institute was established by Prof. Michael Wakelam and Dr. Qifeng Zhang at the beginning of 2007.

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Mass Spectrometry
The Babraham Institute Mass Spectrometry Facility is housed in a purpose-built laboratory in a new building in the centre of the campus.

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Sequencing
Whilst the Human Genome Project sequenced the first complete human genome over the course of fifteen years and a cost of more than 2 billion US dollars, the advent of Nex...

Much of the work of the Babraham Institute focuses on the BBSRC’s strategic objective of research into healthy ageing – understanding the basic molecular processes to promote lifelong health and wellbeing.

Research into ageing is carried out across the Institute’s four programme areas: Epigenetics, Signalling, Lymphocyte Signalling and Nuclear Dynamics, and these work in close collaboration with each other. The four programme areas are funded by the BBSRC as Institute Strategic Programme Grants (ISPG).

 

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Coincident signals from GPCRs and receptor tyrosine kinases are uniquely transduced by PI3Kβ in myeloid cells.

Houslay DM, Anderson KE, Chessa T

Science signaling
9 1937-9145:ra82 (2016)

PMID: 27531651

Autophagy initiation by ULK complex assembly on ER tubulovesicular regions marked by ATG9 vesicles.

Karanasios E, Walker SA, Okkenhaug H

Nature communications
7 2041-1723:12420 (2016)

PMID: 27510922

C13orf31 (FAMIN) is a central regulator of immunometabolic function.

Cader MZ, Boroviak K, Zhang Q

Nature immunology
1529-2916: (2016)

PMID: 27478939