Breath of fresh air

2022-06-30T22:25:50+01:0030 June 2022|

Dr Josie Bryant is a new group leader at the Sanger Institute. She is interested in how microbes in the human lung evolve and adapt over time and how this affects health and disease. We spoke to Josie about the inspirations behind her science, returning to Sanger, and what excites her about establishing a new research group.

Spinning out the science

2021-12-05T10:22:05+00:002 December 2021|

Much of our research has the potential to positively impact people's lives around the world. And who better to deliver this than the scientists themselves?

A Cellular Landscape

2021-11-03T18:36:34+00:003 November 2021|

The connections between the external and internal environments are explored in a new experimental short film ‘Call of the Silent Cell’. The film created was by artists working with scientists in the Human Cell Atlas (HCA) – a global project to map the 37 trillion cells in our bodies, and forms part of a new, online exhibition.

Bacterial Biomes

2022-07-26T13:08:10+01:0028 June 2021|

"we are well aware that what we know about already is just a small percentage of the diversity that actually exists on Earth."

Health implications of the baby biome?

2022-12-06T12:07:07+00:0018 September 2019|

The method of a baby’s birth affects its collection of gut microbes – its microbiome. But we still don’t know if that has any long-term effects on health