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

Sanger Science

  • 30 November 2022

    Dr Kamil Jaron is interested in strange reproduction (in a genomic sense). His work is exploring the changes in DNA variation and chromosome structure caused by the different ways species reproduce, to see how this drives evolution.

  • 17 November 2022

    An ancient foe and a modern arms race

  • 3 November 2022

    Understand, predict, engineer

  • 26 September 2022

    How do you sequence over 240,000 whole human genomes?

  • 26 September 2022

    Our UK Biobank Journey: 3 years and over 240,000 human genomes

  • 16 August 2022

    From genomes to vaccines: lessons from the pneumococcus

Sanger Life

  • 23 November 2022

    A group of women from Sanger’s Production Software Development team will head to London this month to join 4,500+ tech innovators, leaders and industry titans at this year’s Women of Silicon Roundabout conference.

  • 18 November 2022

    Asexuality in STEM: Definitions, misconceptions, and queer joy

  • 31 October 2022

    Representation matters

  • 19 October 2022

    From genomes to medicines: an interview with Ian Dunham

  • 11 October 2022

    Celebrating women in STEM

  • 7 October 2022

    I Am A Biologist

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

  • 9 November 2022

    We talk to Physilia Chua about her work to monitor biodiversity and make DNA sequencing more accessible.

  • 10 October 2022

    Orcinus orca: How a tragic stranding helped us dive into the killer whale genome

  • 3 October 2022

    Biodiversity genomics event returns

  • 7 September 2022

    Butterflies, peacock spiders, and rapid speciation

  • 31 May 2022

    Completing the puzzle of life on earth

  • 28 March 2022

    Barcoding creatures and building confidence

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