News archive: May 2017

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Francis Crick Institute rated ‘Excellent’ for sustainability

The Francis Crick Institute building has now received an ‘Excellent’ BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) rating with a final score of 74%, reflecting our strong environmental sustainability credentials.
26 May 2017

AstraZeneca and the Francis Crick Institute sign research agreement

The Francis Crick Institute has signed a new research agreement with global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.
23 May 2017

Samantha Barrell to become Chief Operating Officer at the Crick

Dr Samantha Barrell has been appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer of the Francis Crick Institute. Sam is a noted healthcare leader, manager and a former GP, having trained initially as an anaesthetist. She will take up the role at the Crick in the autumn, replacing David Roblin who is departing for the biotech company Summit.
22 May 2017

David Roblin and Robert Wilkinson elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences

David Roblin, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Translation at the Francis Crick Institute, and Robert J Wilkinson, Group Leader at the Francis Crick Institute, have been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences in recognition of their excellence in medical science.
08 May 2017

Jonathan Stoye elected to Royal Society

Jonathan Stoye, a Group Leader at the Francis Crick Institute, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society in recognition of his work on genetic interactions between retroviruses and their hosts.
05 May 2017