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Contact

  • Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge University, Bateman Street, Cambridge, CB2 1LR
  • Reception: 01223 761100
  • General Enquiries: enquiries@slcu.cam.ac.uk

Please see our staff directory page for individual email addresses.

Finding us:

The Sainsbury Laboratory entrance is on Bateman Street, which is one-way. The turning (shown below) is just before the streets fifth bollard at number 47. Turn into this short track and up to the black entrance gate where you may use the intercom to speak to reception or security.

Train: walking from the station

The Sainsbury Laboratory is located only 1 km, or 0.6 of a mile, from Cambridge Station.

Head west along Station Rd | Turn right at Hills Road (A1307) | Turn left at Bateman Street | Turn left at entrance {#47, before 5th bollard} | Intercom reception or security

The Sainsbury Laboratory is on the right at the end of the drive.

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Other: cycle/bus/car

  • CYCLE
    As Cambridge is famous for the number of bicycle users it has the Sainsbury Laboratory has ensured a large area of cycle storage* is available. A guide to the routes and ease of access has been made available by Cambridgeshire Council.
  • BUS
    There are numerous bus services passing or terminating around Bateman Street, details of all these services can be obtained from the Cambridgeshire Bus Info website.
  • CAR
    The easiest way to travel access Cambridge by car is to utilise the Park '&' Ride. Alternatively there is local metered parking.

* Please note that the Sainsbury Laboratory takes no responsibility for loss or damage to vehicles &/or property left on or around its premises.

Coronavirus

 

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University of Cambridge Guidance 

 

We would like to thank NHS staff, key workers and volunteers who are working tirelessly throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the UK. Our thoughts are with those whose health is impacted here in the UK and around the world.

 

 

Supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation

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Jul 10, 2020

Professor Giles Oldroyd is among 63 other scientists from around the world elected this year as Members and Associate Members of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).

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Jul 09, 2020

Inside every living cell, there is a network of protein filaments providing an interior scaffold controlling the cell’s shape called the cytoskeleton. Research from the Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (SLCU) suggests that this relationship might actually be two-way, with cell geometry itself having the capacity to influence the organisation of the cytoskeleton in living plant cells.

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