News Archive

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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New antimalarial compound discovered

New antimalarial compound discovered02.07.15: Promising lead kills parasites in both humans and mosquitoes

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Fellowship renamed in honour of Janet Thornton

Fellowship renamed in honour of Janet Thornton01.07.15: Initiative named for former EBI director supports scientists returning to research

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Genome of emerging antibiotic resistant bacteria decoded

Genome of emerging antibiotic resistant bacteria decoded23.06.15: Largest collection of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria genetically sequenced

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Sarah Teichmann receives EMBO Gold Award

Sarah Teichmann receives EMBO Gold Award18.06.15: Wellcome Genome Campus Research group leader recognised for excellence in science

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Ebola sequencing data released to global research community

Ebola sequencing data released to global research community03.06.15: Sanger scientists aid collaborative efforts to curb further spread of deadly disease

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Out of Africa via Egypt

Out of Africa via Egypt01.06.15: Humans migrated north, rather than south, in the main successful migration from Cradle of Humankind

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