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From our involvement in the Human Genome Project, to our efforts to understand the genetic basis of disease, we have been involved in some of the most important discoveries of the 20th and 21st Centuries.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology highlights Sanger Institute research

American Society of Clinical Oncology highlights Sanger Institute research20.01.15: Study into the origins of cancer included in prestigious annual report

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Genetics underpinning antimalarial drug resistance revealed

Genetics underpinning antimalarial drug resistance revealed19.01.15: Largest genome-wide study of parasite provides clearest picture yet of genetic changes driving artemisinin resistance

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Novel breast cancer gene found

Novel breast cancer gene found09.01.15: The BCL11A gene has been identified as being especially active in aggressive subtypes of difficult-to-treat breast cancer.

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Revamped website unravels mysteries of DNA

Revamped website unravels mysteries of DNA08.01.15: yourgenome.org relaunch will bring advances in genetics to a wider audience

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Project finds 12 new genetic causes of developmental disorders

Project finds 12 new genetic causes of developmental disorders24.12.14: Nationwide, genome-wide sequencing provides diagnoses for rare conditions

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Fundamental mechanism for controlling protein function identified

Fundamental mechanism for controlling protein function identified18.12.14: Study describes mechanism regulating a protein's hairclip shape

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