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

Sanger Science

  • 2 December 2021

    Much of the Sanger Institute's research has the potential to positively impact people's lives around the world: from a monitoring tool to track parasitic infections in Bolivia to a novel drug to treat inflammatory bowel diseases. And who is best equipped to do this but the scientists themselves? In this blog we explore how it happens.

  • 22 November 2021

    A Space for Science

  • 25 October 2021

    Hunting for the unknown causes of cancer

  • 7 October 2021

    We are molecular mosaics

  • 4 August 2021

    The evolutionary history of humans

  • 21 July 2021

    A forgotten disease

Sanger Life

  • 22 October 2021

    This Black History Month, we asked Ifeanyi Chukwu to reflect on his recent experiences as an intern within HDR UK’s Black Internship Programme at the University of Cambridge, and what it was like working with one of the world’s biggest health data sets.

  • 11 October 2021

    Talent in Diversity

  • 1 October 2021

    Talent in Diversity

  • 20 September 2021

    Celebrating Sanger Postdocs

  • 23 August 2021

    Defining Success

  • 2 August 2021

    OKRs: Strategic planning the Google way


  • 3 December 2021

    Latest numbers for coronavirus genome sequencing at the Sanger Institute

  • 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

  • 27 May 2021

    Genomics in a pandemic – Shedding light on the invisible

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

  • 18 October 2021

    “They’re not cute or charismatic. They have toxic mucus. But I like nemerteans because no one is rooting for them – and we know so little about them.”

  • 28 September 2021

    Genomics for all

  • 23 September 2021

    Eimeria: the chicken parasite costing farmers billions

  • 18 December 2020

    Darwin Tree of Life: Looking back on 2020

  • 13 May 2020

    ‘These lowly organised creatures’: Earthworm sample collecting at the Sanger Institute

  • 4 May 2020

    Prising open the scallop genome

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Mapping the endometrium, cell by cell - Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog

Dr Roser Vento-Tormo tells us about her work to map the cells lining the uterus in space and time, how it ep...