Results of the Chordoma Genome Project reveal genetic changes that drive chordoma

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, […]

Placing drug-resistant strains of E. coli into a broader context

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.

Malaria parasites: more susceptible to a knock-out blow than we thought?

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.

‘Like sugar in milk’: Parsi populations from India and Pakistan

29.06.17 Qasim Ayub explains the results of a genetic analysis of the Parsi population.

Tracking the movement of a deadly pathogen and biothreat agent

30.01.17 Sharon Peacock and Claire Chewapreecha reveal how the bacterium responsible for Melioidosis has spread across the globe.

In search of the hidden reservoir of Malaria

20.12.16 Arthur Talman explains how his field work in Mali could help understand the behaviour of malaria parasites.

Out of Africa: more data must give us definite answers, soon ….

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