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Ministerial visit to Agritech Hub highlights data potential
Tuesday 26th April 2022, 5:00pm

Defra Minister discusses data-driven innovation and capability of genetic technologies at the Easter Bush Agritech Hub.

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Stakeholder study seeks to map future of UK livestock
Friday 22nd April 2022, 4:00pm

Researchers engage with sector on transformation of animal agriculture.

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New report highlights AAA strengths in Scotland
Wednesday 20th April 2022, 1:42pm

More than 200 companies, research centres and academic partners have been identified as key stakeholders in the animal health, agri-tech and aquaculture (AAA) sector in Scotland.

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Pioneering scientist appointed as Director of the Roslin Institute
Monday 4th April 2022, 4:00pm

An expert in gene editing has been appointed as Director of the Roslin Institute, with immediate effect.

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Roslin Technologies widens portfolio with foray into eco-friendly dog food
Monday 21st March 2022, 2:00pm

Roslin Technologies, a biotech company based at Roslin Innovation Centre, is extending the reach of its advanced animal stem-cell technology with the launch of a new venture that will produce and sell high-quality, eco-friendly dog food without the use of farm animals.

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Gene insights could aid African food systems
Wednesday 16th March 2022, 5:00pm

Information on the genetic code of relevant species could help ensure more resilient and sustainable food production in Africa.

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Study aims to produce lice-resistant salmon
Thursday 10th March 2022, 5:00pm

A 1.7m study led by scientists at the Roslin Institute, aims to identify genetic mechanisms that could make Atlantic salmon resistant to a key parasite.

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Gene editing plus vaccines could eradicate disease
Monday 28th February 2022, 5:00pm

Combining gene technologies with vaccination could eliminate certain livestock diseases in less than six years, a modelling study suggests.

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Novel approach could aid selective breeding in cattle
Wednesday 16th February 2022, 5:00pm

A study, involving Roslin Institute researchers and their commercial partner Annogen, will focus on identifying sites in cattle DNA linked to important genes for livestock production and welfare.

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Agricultural universities team up on research plan
Thursday 27th January 2022, 5:00pm

The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security on Easter Bush Campus will be taking part in a new UK Agriculture Partnership to collaborate on education and research for farmers and the agri-food sector.

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