Human Cell Atlas

  • 12 July 2023

    Histologists, cardiologists, immunologists, cell biologists, software developers, bioinformaticians and specialist technicians have worked together to see individual cells in unprecedented detail. Using spatial genomics, they located each cell to its precise location in the heart.

  • 26 June 202316.8 min read

    Chenqu Suo looks back on her PhD, discussing her scientific highlights and her thoughts about what makes the Sanger Institute a special place to study.

  • 2 December 20219.2 min read

    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 202113 min read

    The connections between the external and internal environments are explored in a new experimental short film ‘Call of the Silent Cell’. The film created was by artists working with scientists in the Human Cell Atlas (HCA) – a global project to map the 37 trillion cells in our bodies, and forms part of a new, online exhibition.

  • Professor Muzlifah Haniffa with her team at Newcastle University
    30 April 20215.2 min read

    Professor Muzlifah Haniffa shares her thoughts achieving large-scale science.

  • Dr Sarah Teichmann
    2 July 20209.5 min read

    We spoke to the Head of Cellular Genetics at the Sanger Institute about her life, career and the Human Cell Atlas.

  • 8 April 20209.2 min read

    The Human Cell Atlas is being used to guide future research into human development, biology, health, and disease.

  • 11 February 20206.5 min read

    Dr Kerstin Meyer, Principal Staff Scientist at the Sanger Institute, explains what it’s like to work on a such a huge, collaborative endeavour