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鶹Ƶ works to deliver impact by translating our science and understanding of fundamental biology to promote lifelong health and wellbeing. Our blogs offer scientists, staff and guests the chance to share their individual views and experiences on the 鶹Ƶ's efforts to deliver research impacts and to build a welcoming and diverse community.

 

 

29/05/2024

My career: How I became a facilities scientist

Kirsty MacLellan-Gibson writes about the career path that led her to the 鶹Ƶ. 

02/08/2023

Being open to openness: my personal experience with public engagement

Sarah Drummond, an experienced animal technician in our animal facility, shares her perspectives on being open around the use of animals in research and the importance of animal technicians speaking about their work. 

12/07/2023

From A to T, C, G: a day in the life of a sequencing specialist

Chris Fox, our sequencing specialist working within the Genomics facility, describes a typical day in the facility as they provide support, innovation and expertise in all part of library preparation and sequencing for the 鶹Ƶ's researchers and companies on the Babraham Research Campus.

14/09/2022

One log decade: My odyssey at the 鶹Ƶ

This month marks the ten year anniverary of our Flow Cytometry Facility Head, Rachael Walker, starting work at the 鶹Ƶ. Here she reflects on her journey over that time, both professionally and personally.

16/06/2022

Why I work in animal research

One of our colleagues who works in our animal facility shares why they decided to work in the field.

13/04/2022

Our Imaging Facility: 18 Years Old and Still Growing

Today marks World Microscope Day and we are celebrating by taking a look back at how our cutting-edge Imaging Facility has changed over the past 18 years.

09/03/2022

A day in the life of a Flow Cytometry Specialist

For National Careers Week, we have asked some colleagues to share more about their careers. In this post, our Flow Cytometry Specialist Sam shares more about what a typical day in the life looks like for him.

07/03/2022

How I got into my career in animal welfare

For National Careers Week, we have asked some colleagues to share more about their careers. In this post, a member of staff from our Biological Support Unit shares their path into a career in animal welfare.

02/02/2022

What is single-cell sequencing and why is it important?

Single cell sequencing is rapidly becoming an essential part of the biologists’ toolkit. Used by researchers at 鶹Ƶ and worldwide to discover knowledge in a range of research fields, one of our Sequencing Specialists, Amelia, explains what sequencing is, why single cell sequencing is important and how it works.