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International Centre for Life

International Centre for Life

The International Centre for Life beings NHS Genetics Laboratories and University academics under the same roof, to promote interactions. The site comprises the Biomedicine East and West Buildings housing NHS and University labs and offices, spin off companies and two lecture theatres. There is also a museum and facility for organising outreach activities.

Groups at ICfL

  • hereditary cancer biology
  • MMR diagnostics
  • chemoprevention trials
  • RNA processing in cancer
  • breast, ovarian and thyroid cancer
  • prostate cancer glycosylation
  • inherited dermatological cancers

Facilities and technologies at ICfL

  • functional Genomics Unit
  • single Cell Genomics Unit (including next generation sequencing and spatial transcriptomics)
  • microscopy suites