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Researchers at the Roslin Institute are taking part in global efforts to better understand and develop therapies for the ongoing coronavirus infection.

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A world-leading institute for animal research

The Roslin Institute aims to enhance the lives of animals and humans through world class research in animal biology. Our research is organised in the three main programmes below.

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Defining how the sequence, regulation and products of genes determine the development and function of body systems throughout life.

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Enhancing the supply and safety of food by providing the knowledge required to detect, treat and prevent animal and zoonotic diseases.

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Improving the yield and quality of animals or their products while improving welfare, efficiency and sustainability.