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Virtual lab tour: From patient samples to world-leading cancer research

All day from Friday 26 March until Sunday 4 April

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 27th March. For events on or after 28th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute is one of the largest cancer research facilities in Europe, bringing together biologists, clinicians, chemists, engineers and computer scientists to help understand, prevent and treat cancer.

For the Cambridge Festival 2021, we’ve opened our (virtual) doors to the public! Take a virtual lab tour of the Institute and explore how patient samples in the clinic become part of life-saving research in the labs.

There are 8 different 360-degree scenes for you to discover, from how we grow cells in the lab to sequencing the human genome, with simple explanations included so you can learn about the people involved and the equipment they use. 

View the tour on our webpage or, if you have a cardboard headset, view it in virtual reality using the Google Expeditions app for smartphones. 

You can also watch videos from the labs including a British Sign Language tour of the Institute, discussing cancer facts and life in the lab. 

And don’t forget to chat with our scientists - they’ll be on hand to answer any of your questions in our comment sections or on twitter, so make sure you follow @CRUK_CI #CRUKlabtour.

Visit our website https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/events/cambridge-festival for more information

Booking email address: webmaster@cruk.cam.ac.uk

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

View the tour via the link below

http://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/virtual_tour

Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Timing: Available on Demand
Cost: Free
Event Capacity: Unlimited
Theme: Health, Explore
Accessibility: BSL interpretation, Transcript

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