Tree of Life

  • 9 November 2022

    We talk to Physilia Chua about her work to monitor biodiversity and make DNA sequencing more accessible.

  • 10 October 20229.4 min read

    New genome sequence will boost research into the evolution and population genetics of killer whales

  • 3 October 20226.1 min read

    This free and open event brings together international researchers to share breakthroughs, challenges and advances in how we apply genomics to understanding, utilising and protecting life on Earth.

  • 7 September 20226.3 min read

    Dr Joana Meier, new group leader in the Tree of Life programme, describes her research into how and why groups of animals evolve and diversify into new species over millennia.

  • 31 May 20222.6 min read

    Behind the scenes of Sanger's Tree of Life programme

  • 28 March 20225.3 min read

    Meet Leia Zhao, a research assistant working in the Evolutionary Genomics group in the Tree of Life Programme.

  • 8 March 20226.2 min read

    Evolutionary genomics, creepy crawlies and being a woman in science

  • 16 February 202211.4 min read

    We spoke to some of the team planning to sequence the DNA of every plant species in Britain and Ireland about the diversity of plant genomes and the importance of plant science in the face of global challenges.