HRH The Princess Royal unveiling a sign to officially open the BBSRC National Vaccinology Centre

HRH Princess Anne officially opened the BBSRC National Vaccinology Centre: The Jenner Building at The Pirbright Institute assisted by Dr Bryan Charleston, Interim Director of The Pirbright Institute in Surrey on Friday (24 March), confirming the UK as a world leader in the battle against animal viral diseases. Scientists at the Institute use the latest technologies including genetic modification to combat the threat of influenza, foot-and-mouth disease and other diseases that can devastate animal populations. The Princess Royal praised the work of the Institute saying that the global spread of disease made its work ever more important. For more information, please click here.