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MRC Festival 2016

As part of the MRC’s inaugural Festival of Medical Research, both of our units at MRC Harwell opened their doors to the general public on...

Scientists shed new light on organ positioning in early embryos

An international team of scientists from the UK, the USA and Japan have revealed new aspects of how developing embryos establish a left and a...

Rodent Little Brother: A new way to study mouse behaviours

Scientists at MRC Harwell have been working closely with Actual Analytics, Edinburgh as part of the NC3Rs’ CRACK IT initiative to develop a...

Pump Priming Awards for preliminary research using IMPC knockout mice

The MRC has just announced that pump priming awards are to be made available for scientists to support their work with mouse models generated...

MRC Festival

MRC Harwell, near Oxford, will be opening our doors to families on Saturday 18th June. We are leaders in genetic research, working towards...

'Early doors’ mutant mouse helps to decipher the mechanism of sleep disorder

The neurobehavioural group have been investigating the mechanisms by which mutations in PER2, a gene known to be involved with human sleep...

Deafness-causing mutation fixed using CRISPR/Cas9

New research from MRC Harwell has used the exciting CRISPR-Cas9 technology to repair a mutation known to be involved with progressive age-...

Sixth Form students from two Didcot schools visit MRC Harwell

On Wednesday 3rd February 2016, we welcomed a group of Sixth Form Applied Science students from St Birinus School and Didcot Girls’ School

Richmond village talk by Dominic Norris

On 14 January 2016, Dominic Norris visited Richmond Letcombe Regis Retirement Village to talk about his research on cilia

Deafness due to mismatched connections

Loss of a functional Neuroplastin gene in mice has been found to result in problems pairing hair cells with neurons in the inner ear,...

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