Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health
Houseley press

Media Resources

The Babraham Institute employs scientists with a wide range of specialist expertise across our main research themes. Our researchers are open to developing collaborative research projects and our consultancy services provide direct access to their expertise. We encourage you to visit our research pages for more information on the individual specialisms of our Group Leaders. Our Communications Manager can also offer guidance on which scientists may have the most relevant scientific interests for your projects.

Our general areas of scientific expertise include:

Ageing – The biological effects of age on overall health and wellbeing
Epigenetics – How interaction with the environment can influence genes and genetic inheritance
Signalling – How chemical signals allow cells to co-ordinate, communicate and adapt to changes
Immunology – How our body combats illness and infections
Nuclear Dynamics – How the physical arrangement of the genome inside cells influences gene activity

Other areas that may be of interest include:

Embryonic development
Genome organisation
Systems biology
Adult vaccination
Drug development
Cell biology
Stem cells
Neural degeneration

Our researchers are also available to comment on topics including:

Animal research
Equality in science
International collaboration
Science publishing
Research ethics
The Cambridge biocluster
Science funding
Commercialising research

Science Media Centre

Several of our scientists are also registered with the Science Media Centre as go-to experts with experience of offering media commentary for key areas of scientific interest.