20 Things We Learned in 2020

2021-10-15T08:25:29+01:0021 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

2021-10-11T10:58:02+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.

Flying to the Future

2019-08-30T15:10:56+01:0030 August 2019|

Dr Sophie Adjalley is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Marcus Lee's research group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Her research focuses on investigating the underlying mechanisms of malaria.

Malaria Cell Atlas: mapping a murderous parasite’s life cycle

2021-10-13T09:23:46+01:0022 August 2019|

Malaria - and the parasite that causes it - is complicated. Not only does the single-celled parasite move between humans and mosquitoes, but it exists in different forms, each with different shapes and functions. Researchers have now mapped out its life cycle in more detail than ever before.

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