The Sainsbury Laboratory

The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) is located on the Norwich Research Park (NRP). The Laboratory favours daring, long-term research and has state of the art technologies and support services to enable cutting-edge science. Our main goals are:

  • To make fundamental discoveries in the science of plant-microbe interactions
  • To build on fundamental scientific research and deliver science solutions that reduce crop losses to important diseases
  • To provide an outstanding training environment that prepares scientists who pass through the laboratory to excel in their careers

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Both the Sainsbury Laboratory and John Innes Centre are world-class centres for plant and microbial sciences. Due to their size and scope, they have excellent research facilities, particularly in the platform technologies that underpin modern molecular biology. As a result, TSL and JIC have an outstanding record of publications in high profile journals.


The Sainsbury Laboratory is a registered charity, number 1065510, and a company limited by guarantee, registered number 3346853 in England and Wales.
Registered office: JIC, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK.
Contact us at: admin@tsl.ac.uk
Tel. +44 (0)1603 450400

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