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Research Focus

A closer look at our scientific work.

Research Focus explores the efforts undertaken by Roslin scientists to understand and meet topical challenges relating to animal health.

New research platforms help understand disease

Developing novel ways to refine, reduce and replace the use of animals in research and enhance animal and human health.

Novel strategies to combat livestock diseases

Understanding disease resistance, infection, innate and vaccine-based immunity.

Gut bacteria offers clues on animal health

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Insights from investigating the microorganisms living in cows, sheep, chickens and bees.

Gene insights open doors to scientific advances

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Knowledge and understanding of genes and genetics are key to developing healthy, productive animals.

Expertise supports tropical livestock management

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Understanding the challenges of managing livestock in tropical climates, and harnessing ways of optimising health and productivity.