The John Innes Centre (and Sainsbury Laboratory) has excellent research facilities and an international reputation for basic and applied research in Plant Science and Microbiology. It is recognised as a centre of excellence for postgraduate training and a European Marie Curie training site for early stage researchers. Students are registered for their PhDs with the adjoining University of East Anglia (UEA) which has a lively academic, social and sporting student life.
The JIC and TSL greatly values the input students have to its research environment. Student training is supported by: