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The Sanger Institute's Press Room provides information about how to contact our Press Office, current and archived Institute news and media coverage, our top headlines, a search facility, background information on how we run the Institute, as well as image and podcast resources.

News archive

News archiveWe have been involved in some of the most significant genetic discoveries of recent decades. Our news archive contains all our press releases to date


Information for the media

Information for the mediaFind information and advice about arranging filming and organising interviews with our staff and read about our visits for journalists



BackgrounderFrom our role in the Human Genome Project, to our mission to determine the function of genes to inform healthcare; learn more about the Institute


The Sanger Institute in the media

The Sanger Institute in the mediaWe work with media to try to explain our work and its implications. Read a selection of the coverage for our research since 2009



FeaturesOur features explore the science and the people that combine to make the research we do here at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute possible


Video channel

Video channelAccess the latest news and features about the Institute and learn more about our science through our video channel


Contact the Press Office

Mark Thomson Senior Media and Public Relations Officer
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambs, CB10 1SA, UK

Tel +44 (0)1223 492 384
Mobile +44 (0)7753 775 397
Fax +44 (0)1223 494 919

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