Bonailie n farewell to the Berriman group

2023-07-26T11:20:38+01:0026 July 2023|

Nearly twenty three years after first joining the Wellcome Sanger Institute, at the end of July Dr Matt Berriman will complete the move of his research to the University of Glasgow, where he is now Professor of Parasitology.

Behind the Heart Cell Atlas

2023-07-14T22:55:48+01:0012 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.

A defining moment for cholera control

2023-07-04T22:48:19+01:0019 April 2023|

Using genomics to identify the exact strains of bacteria responsible for cholera outbreaks has overturned centuries of thought about the very nature of the disease. Integrating genomics into cholera surveillance efforts will be vital to track and ultimately end the current pandemic, as well as reduce the threat of future ones.

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

2022-10-14T10:21:36+01:003 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

2022-12-13T11:15:15+00:0016 August 2019|

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

DECIPHER: Fuelling Rare Disease Research

2022-12-17T21:41:04+00:003 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