Marine medicines from the slimiest of worms

2021-11-22T09:58:38+00:0018 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.”

Hasta la VISA, genomes!

2021-11-14T00:34:27+00:0018 December 2018|

From ragworts that are too common and the tricky toughness of truffles to the trials of getting DNA samples a US Visa, Dan Mead gives his personal reflections on project managing the 25 Genomes Project

The quest to sequence all life

2021-11-14T23:07:14+00:001 November 2018|

What will reading the genomes of all life on earth uncover? And how does the Sanger Institute intend to lead the sequencing of an estimated 60,000 species in the UK? Associate Director of the Wellcome Sanger Institute Julia Wilson talks about this ambitious project