13.11.17 Fiona Calvert is using stem cells to study Alzheimer’s Disease. Read her shortlisted article for the Max Perutz Science Writing Competition about this work.
Gareth Powell and Leyla Bustamante helped to find five targets on the parasite that could be the basis of a new vaccine
DATE: 12/09/17 By: Chordoma Foundation Team Editor’s Note: This blog is reproduced from The Chordoma Foundation blog, a charity that has funded and collaborated on recent research by Sanger Institute scientists. For more on The Chordoma Foundation, please visit: https://www.chordomafoundation.org/ This month, a group of chordoma scientists led by Dr. Adrienne Flanagan of University College London (UCL), Dr …
18.7.17 Samples of E. coli were isolated from patients with bloodstream infections over eleven years. Teemu Kallonen, Julian Parkhill and Sharon Peacock discuss what their genomic study on this collection reveals.
13.7.17 Theo Sanderson and Ellen Bushell explain how characterising the role of many of the malaria parasite’s five thousand genes has shown that more of these genes are required for the parasite to grow normally, than was originally thought.
29.06.17 Qasim Ayub explains the results of a genetic analysis of the Parsi population.
30.01.17 Sharon Peacock and Claire Chewapreecha reveal how the bacterium responsible for Melioidosis has spread across the globe.
20.12.16 Arthur Talman explains how his field work in Mali could help understand the behaviour of malaria parasites.
26.09.2016 Dr Yali Xue shares her hopes and dreams of using the world’s genomes to understand our evolution and migration out of Africa
29.06.16 Sascha Steinbiss & Thomas D. Otto explain how this new software tool and web server will allow people to compare parasite genomes more effectively