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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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Brain-dwelling worm in UK man's head sequenced

Brain-dwelling worm in UK man's head sequenced21.11.14: Tapeworm removed from UK resident's brain reveals genetic secrets of an elusive Far East parasite

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Large-scale study raises hopes for development of E. coli vaccine

Large-scale study raises hopes for development of <i>E. coli</i> vaccine10.11.14: Global comparison reveals surprisingly close relation between E. coli strains that cause traveller's diarrhoea

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World War I soldier helps in fight against dysentery

World War I soldier helps in fight against dysentery07.11.14: Bacterial genome and the story of the soldier it infected pieced together in new study

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African genomes yield sickle cell insights

African genomes yield sickle cell insights05.11.14: Tanzanian-UK study explores sickle cell genetics

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Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Members Meet to Advance Genomic Data Sharing

Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Members Meet to Advance Genomic Data Sharing21.10.14: More than 250 Leaders Convene at second Plenary Focused on Progress and Near-Term Impact

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Sanger Institute researcher collaborates on story of love and flu

Sanger Institute researcher collaborates on story of love and flu20.10.14: Radio play by Sarah Woods and Paul Kellam to air on BBC Radio 4

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