National Avian Research Facility
National Avian Research Facility

NARF Impacts

Explore the scientific discoveries and broader impacts of the NARF's resources.

Cryopreservation of chicken genetic resources

The preservation of rare chicken breeds and research flocks is important for both food security and research. Learn more about how the NARF is cryopreserving chicken genetic resources.

EGGED 2022 The Edinburgh Gallus Genomics and Embryonic Development Workshop

Bringing together the world’s chicken embryology researchers and showcasing new technological leaps in the chicken embryo

Innovations in genome modification in the chicken

Recent advances in gene editing technologies at the NARF will provide novel tools and models for basic, biomedical and agricultural research.

Timeline of innovation in avian genetic modification

The Roslin Institute and researchers working within the NARF have pioneered approaches to modify avian genomes