Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog. Stories from the cutting edge of genomic research.

Sanger Science

  • 16 August 2022

    Decade-long surveillance of a deadly bacterial pathogen has shown how genomics can be used to design effective vaccines and combat antimicrobial resistance.

  • 9 August 2022

    Finishing genome puzzles

  • 3 August 2022

    Unlocking surface proteins

  • 30 June 2022

    Breath of fresh air

  • 17 May 2022

    Six unbelievable things you probably didn’t know about DNA

  • 25 April 2022

    From genome data to malaria control

Sanger Life

  • 18 July 2022

    Meet Julie Hipkiss, Associate Director of Enterprise Solutions at the Wellcome Sanger Institute

  • 12 July 2022

    Searching for the roots of childhood cancer

  • 29 June 2022

    LGBTQ+ scientists who shaped history

  • 20 June 2022

    Smashing stereotypes in science

  • 27 April 2022

    You can change the world

  • 22 April 2022

    Contamination control and walking with dinosaurs

COVID-19

  • 31 May 2022

    Current status of coronavirus genome sequencing at the Sanger Institute

  • 1 March 2022

    Sequencing COVID variants: latest stats

  • 22 November 2021

    A Space for Science

  • 15 November 2021

    Covid Connections – Big Data in a Pandemic World

  • 9 August 2021

    From Mild to Mortal

  • 29 June 2021

    Covid Connections – Variant or Villain

Human Cell Atlas

  • 2 December 2021

    Dr Roser Vento-Tormo tells us about her work to map the cells lining the uterus in space and time, how it epitomises her love of collaboration in science

  • 3 November 2021

    A Cellular Landscape

  • 30 April 2021

    Championing Team Science

  • 2 July 2020

    Sarah Teichmann, an international pioneer of single cell research

  • 8 April 2020

    Mapping the Human Cell Atlas – charting the body’s cellular world

  • 11 February 2020

    The Human Cell Atlas: Understanding health to combat disease

Tree of Life

  • 31 May 2022

    Behind the scenes of Sanger's Tree of Life programme

  • 28 March 2022

    Barcoding creatures and building confidence

  • 8 March 2022

    Making your voice heard

  • 16 February 2022

    The diversity of plants

  • 20 December 2021

    The Story of Dogs

  • 16 December 2021

    Darwin Tree of Life in 2021: Tireless fieldwork and the first beautiful genomes

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What happens to mosquito/parasite samples once they arrive at @SangerInstitute for sequencing?

1⃣ Amplicon Sequencing and/or
2⃣ Whole Genome Sequencing.

What’s the difference? Read on… ⤵️