The Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University, opened in 2011, will house 150 scientists, technicians and support staff working at the frontiers of knowledge in plant growth and development, addressing some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century.
This Laboratory opened on the campus of the John Innes Centre in 1989 and has established a global reputation in plant and microbial science. The Lab is dedicated to daring, long-term research which will help reduce crop losses to important diseases.
Rigorous selection criteria, generous funding, high expectations and a comprehensive package of training ensure our PhD studentships attract and develop exceptional talent among young scientists who will become tomorrow’s leaders in science.
We have supported Science and Plants for Schools for more than 20 years in its work to strengthen plant science education in schools by inspiring the next generation of plant scientists and supporting teachers to bring plant science to life for all pupils.
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