In this third part of our innovator blog series, we spoke to Matt Hurles, Head of the Human Genetics programme and incoming Director of the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Matt defines himself as an accidental entrepreneur, even though he spearheads a number of innovative initiatives that showcase his motivation to ultimately bring benefits to patients.
How historical artefacts can highlight the progression of science and medicine.
It’s not just fungal parasites that can control their hosts’ minds and behaviour. Wasps, worms and single-celled organisms can all affect their hosts’ brains to aid their own survival.
The Wellcome Sanger Institute proudly hosted this year’s Research Institute Technician Symposium. Find out about the day, and the winners of the 2023 Research Institute Technician Awards.
Dr Ore Francis is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. One of three inaugural Excellence Fellows, Ore is exploring the proteins that are at the root of all life on Earth, answering questions about adaptation and evolution along the way.
Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog. Stories from the cutting edge of genomic research.