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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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Samtools CRAMS in support for improved compression formats

Samtools CRAMS in support for improved compression formats15.08.14: Key upgrade to genomics software will underpin global data sharing

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Why do resistant bacteria succeed?

Why do resistant bacteria succeed?13.08.14: New approach helps to understand how and why a disease emerges, even if it happened centuries ago

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Finding the genetic culprits that drive antibiotic resistance

Finding the genetic culprits that drive antibiotic resistance07.08.14: Genome-wide association study in disease-causing bacteria paves way for clinical tool

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Mobile DNA elements restructure cancer genomes

Mobile DNA elements restructure cancer genomes07.08.14: Hundreds of mutations in lung and colorectal cancers caused by previously overlooked mechanism

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Genomics API supports Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Genomics API supports Global Alliance for Genomics and Health05.08.14: Global Alliance for Genomics and Health unveils new genomics API allowing for seamless sharing of genetic data

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Genome Campus will host UK NHS 100,000 genomes project

Genome Campus will host UK NHS 100,000 genomes project01.08.14: Sanger Institute and Wellcome Trust Genome Campus will host a £200 million project to sequence 100,000 NHS patients' genomes

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