The Department of Biochemistry is the home of research into a wide range of related subjects including structural biology, molecular enzymology, cell signalling and control of gene expression, molecular microbiology, plant molecular biology and bioenergy, cancer and cardiovascular biology.
Cambridge is a world-leading centre of biological research, pioneering stem cell science and the fight against cancer and infectious diseases.
Three times a year, we compete against Oxford's OUAC.
In three out of every four years, CUAC and OUAC call a temporary truce and come together to compete against American universities in the oldest international athletic series in the world.
The Department of Psychiatry's Autism Research Centre brings together scientists working on autism from around the University of Cambridge.
It also has major collaborations with other universities and works closely with clinical and voluntary sector services.
The Cambridge University Botanic Garden holds a plant collection of over 8000 plant species from all over the world to facilitate teaching and research.
The Garden provides resources including plant material, horticultural expertise and facilities to research workers and lecturers.
A wide class of theoretical problems are studied, ranging from models of quasars and of the evolution of the universe, through to theories of the formation and evolution of galaxies and stars, X-ray sources and black holes.
Cambridge University Athletic Club prides itself on its long and distinguished history as one of the oldest athletics clubs in the world.
The Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) — a joint initiative between a philosopher, a scientist, and a software entrepreneur — was founded on the conviction that these risks require a great deal more scientific investigation than they presently receive.