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John Innes Centre

The John Innes Centre is an independent, international centre of excellence in plant science, genetics and microbiology.

Our institute fosters a creative, curiosity-driven approach to fundamental questions in bio-science, with a view to translating that into societal benefits. Over the last 100 years, we have achieved a range of fundamental breakthroughs, resulting in major societal impacts. The director of the John Innes Centre is Professor Dale Sanders FRS.




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Norwich Research Park, Colney Ln, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK