The Pirbright Institute receives strategic funding from BBSRC

Our science

Science at the Institute focuses on viral diseases of livestock viruses that cause infections in people (zoonoses). Research is a synergistic combination of fundamental and applied science, based upon a wide range of expertise and unique biological and physical resources.

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Surveillance and diagnostics
Reference Labs

The Pirbright Institute provides diagnostic services, early warning and advice on 11 virus diseases.

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Centenary Conference

New Pirbright Building at Night

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Institute’s control of livestock infectious diseases and to discuss current research into virus diseases of livestock and viruses that spread from animals to humans.

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The Pirbright Institute provides knowledge, tools, technologies and advice to end users in science, agriculture, veterinary medicine, pharmaceuticals and policy. Fundamental science underpins practical solutions for animal and human wellbeing, economic health, and food security.

       Rinderpest Eradication Medal IAH IAH

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Athena Swan Bronze Award