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Institute Strategic Programmes

Three Institute Strategic Programmes, which are funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, span the Divisions of the Institute.

Blueprints for Healthy Animals

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

Control of Infectious Diseases

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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.

Improving Animal Production & Welfare

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