Our people

Around 900 people work at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. In this section you can learn about some of the key personnel that run our organisation, as well as the influential figures from our history.

The Sanger Institute is a genome research institute primarily funded by the Wellcome Trust.

We use large-scale sequencing, informatics and analysis of genetic variation to further our understanding of gene function in health and disease and to generate data and resources of lasting value to biomedical research.

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Mike Stratton, Director

Mike Stratton, DirectorMike Stratton is Director of the Sanger Institute. Access Mike's biography to learn more about his career and research


Key scientific staff

Key scientific staffOur key scientific staff work with our Faculty to carry out research, develop and maintain research infrastructure and provide technical support for the Institute's research activities


Corporate management

Corporate managementLearn about our Board of Management and Corporate Services staff who provide an administrative framework for our science


Academic faculty

Academic facultyA Faculty of approximately 35 scientists lead research at the Institute. Each develops hypothesis-driven research, seeking answers to biomedical questions


Our Scientific Advisory Board

Our Scientific Advisory BoardOur Scientific Advisory Board's valued advice and regular review of our research is essential to our mission and focus



BiographiesThis page provides links to biographies of figures who have played a key role in the Institute's history: Fred Sanger, John Sulston and Allan Bradley


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