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Careers and Training

We have over 150 scientists at the Institute, strategically funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), and supported by experts in the fields of biosecurity, IT, commercialisation, finance, communications and HR. We are an international research hub located on one campus in Surrey which benefits from the world-leading BBSRC Virology Centre, a state-of-the-art high containment laboratory, high-containment animal facilities and collaborations in many countries worldwide.  We have won various awards, including the prestigious Athena Swan award, promoting women’s careers in science.

We are recognised as a centre of excellence for the quality of our research on virology of livestock and people and our expertise in diagnostics and surveillance. Our state-of-the-art high-containment laboratory, World Reference Laboratories, insectary, large animal facilities and the multidisciplinary professional support services enable our scientists to undertake leading-edge, high impact research. Our innovative environment attracts the best scientists from around the globe enabling successful collaborations with universities and institutes in the UK and worldwide. 

Our science has global impact protecting and securing communities, economies and food supplies. View our latest opportunities.

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