20 Things We Learned in 2020

2021-11-08T11:50:04+00:0021 December 2020|

This has been a year that none of us will forget in a hurry. The Institute is immensely proud of the way our staff have pulled together, and the work we have managed to achieve

Genomes within Genomes

2021-11-08T12:03:57+00:003 August 2020|

Hiding in the genome of a newly-sequenced red colobus monkey, there was a second species - a parasite descended from malaria.

A lasting legacy

2021-10-13T14:36:21+01:0016 August 2019|

Meet the next generation of genomic scientists who are benefiting from our founder's generosity

DECIPHER: Fuelling Rare Disease Research

2021-10-11T11:34:48+01:003 July 2019|

More than 15 years ago, a hospital doctor realised that bringing people’s genetic data together could provide answers for families affected by rare diseases. With the help of the Sanger Institute, the DECIPHER project has been helping families ever since

Sanger’s super-sized sequencing scales new heights

2021-10-11T18:29:39+01:001 May 2019|

We're celebrating: we've just read the same amount of DNA in one year as we achieved in the previous 25 years combined. This dizzying speed offers unprecedented possibilities to unlock new understanding in health and disease

More than just malaria

2021-10-11T12:03:10+01:0024 April 2019|

Researchers can change children's futures in many more ways than just helping to beat a killer disease...