Sanger Science

  • 25 January 2023

    How did the pandemic impact the role of women in science? And what will its legacy be? These were just some of the questions discussed at the Snapshots of Women in COG: Scientific excellence during the COVID-19 pandemic book launch event

  • 20 January 202311.5 min read

    Combining bold scientific leadership, deep operational expertise, and a knack for building community, Cristina Ariani is ready to take up her new role at the Sanger Institute and drive public health impact

  • 10 January 202330.1 min read

    The Sanger Institute’s new Respiratory Virus and Microbiome Initiative will lead the way in developing the genomic tools and methodology to study and track a range of viruses and understand how they interact with the respiratory microbiome and human hosts.

  • 30 November 202221.2 min read

    Dr Kamil Jaron is interested in strange reproduction (in a genomic sense). His work is exploring the changes in DNA variation and chromosome structure caused by the different ways species reproduce, to see how this drives evolution.

  • 17 November 202214.5 min read

    How genomic surveillance is helping to spot, track and predict drug resistance in malaria parasites across the globe.

  • 3 November 202213 min read

    Ben Lehner joins the Sanger Institute as a new Senior Group Leader. He seeks to lay the foundations for programmable biology.

  • 26 September 202226.4 min read

    The world’s largest human genome sequencing project has been for UK Biobank – a large-scale biomedical database. Sanger staff have sequenced 243,633 human genomes in 3.5 years.

  • 26 September 202220.9 min read

    In 2019, the Sanger Institute started on the most ambitious human genome sequencing project in the world. Three years later, the Institute has delivered nearly 250,000 whole human genome sequences and over 20 petabytes (PB) of data, for the UK Biobank project, to aid research into health and disease.