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The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying human health and disease.
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The Crick Aug 14
Our scientists have discovered how a chemical found in certain green veggies can prevent colon cancer in mice and even stop existing cancers from getting worse! 🥦🥗🥬 Read our news story to find out more:
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The Crick Aug 15
This week is , and our scientists have just discovered how allotment staples like cabbage can prevent and stop colon cancer. Keep on growing! 🥬🥦
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The ICR Aug 15
A fantastic interview with and 's Professor Karen Vousden, who reflects on her career - including how, earlier in her career, she was inspired by working with the late Professor Chris Marshall here at the ICR.
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The Crick Aug 15
Making a healthy start with ? 🚴‍♀️🚴‍♂️We're giving out free fruit, pastries and coffee to our cyclists today, and yesterday our scientists discovered another way to stay healthy: compounds in 🥦help stop colon cancer in 🐭!
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The Crick Aug 14
Our scientists have discovered how a chemical found in certain green veggies can prevent colon cancer in mice and even stop existing cancers from getting worse! 🥦🥗🥬 Read our news story to find out more:
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The Crick Aug 14
Today we launched our new set of 'I am the Crick' portraits and objects, celebrating the diversity of Crick staff and their different voices, skills and personalities.
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Etch a cell Aug 11
🎉🎉*MILESTONE REACHED!!* 🎉🎉 Massive thanks to everyone who has contributed so far! We still have plenty of work to do, so keep up the good work!
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The Crick Aug 11
Scientists, here are some tips to help you navigate media interviews when promoting your research, taken from a article featuring our Communications Manager, :
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The Crick Aug 10
New describes how repetitive genetic quirks in our DNA called LINEs have shaped our evolution. Read the collaboration between Jernej Ule and here:
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The Crick Aug 10
Our partnerships with companies help take ideas forward. Read about two of our collaborative projects with & – and what the individuals involved get out of them too 🔬 🥼
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The Crick Aug 9
“It was the people that were willing to both push me while holding my hand that have been most inspirational to me personally." Read the full interview with Karen Vousden, Group Leader and 's Chief Scientist:
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The Crick Aug 8
Calling all scientists 📣 Working with your press office to publicise your research can benefit your career! Our Communications Manager helps explain how:
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The Crick Aug 7
We couldn't agree more! For undergraduate students studying at UK universities, we offer a nine-week summer student programme and a 12-month sandwich student programme. 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓👩‍🔬👨‍🔬
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Camden Jobs & Skills Aug 7
The latest with exciting local employers including and are listed on the Apprenticeships website now! Browse them here:
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The Crick Aug 5
Looking for a weekend read? Check out our new feature on how our scientists are using cryo electron to visualise the processes of life in atomic detail
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The Crick Aug 3
Our Director, Sir Paul Nurse, won his Nobel Prize for research using fission yeast, which was first identified in East African beer. 🍺 Listen to him discussing his life and career on :
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The Crick Aug 3
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Wondering where we get all our yeast from? We have an amazing team of fermentation experts at the Crick, dedicated to providing our researchers with yeast (but sadly not beer!)
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Make it Happen Aug 3
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The Crick Aug 3
New describes how repetitive genetic quirks in our DNA called LINEs have shaped our evolution. Read the full paper here:
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The Crick Aug 3
It's not just the people at the lab bench who keep science going here at the Crick. Read about the wide variety of roles helping researchers pursue discoveries 🔬⚗
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