The TECAN robot in the EI sequencing labs, used during the LITE protocol

LITE-ing the way to game-changing technology

Genome sequencing has revolutionised biological sciences, allowing researchers to tackle completely new questions. But that doesn't mean there's universal access.

Improving aquaculture with genomics resources for breeders
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Improving aquaculture with genomics resources for breeders

The Earlham Institute has played a leading role in creating genomic resources that will enable breeders to boost global aquaculture production and protect biodiversity.

Aerial photo of the Earlham Institute on the Norwich Research Park

Earlham Institute to contribute £4bn to global economy over next decade

The Earlham Institute is expected to contribute around £4 billion to the global economy over the next 10 years, according to a new socioeconomic impact report on the Norwich-based research institute.

EI scientist in the single-cell labs at the Earlham Institute

The art of being single: advanced single-cell sequencing technology

As part of its National Capability in Genomics and Single Cell Analysis, the Earlham Institute (EI) has established a state-of-the-art, multi-omic single-cell platform enabling genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic analysis of individual cells from a wide variety of organisms.

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Improving genetic resources for wheat breeding

The Earlham Institute has made major contributions to understanding the wheat genome and is leading research efforts to improve a crop vital for global food security.

Why is genome annotation important?

Why is Genome Annotation important?

Genome annotation is no simple feat, but it’s incredibly important in identifying the functional elements of DNA. Building the appropriate tools and pipelines is key.

Aerial photo of the Earlham Institute on the Norwich Research Park

Earlham Institute launches new strategy to understand and protect life on Earth

At the Earlham Institute, we're building a future where the biology of any organism can be understood by analysing its genome.

The Earlham Institute (EI) is a hub of life science research, training, and innovation focused on understanding the natural world through the lens of genomics. Our mission is to unravel the scale and complexity of living systems so we can understand, benefit from, and protect life on Earth.

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