26 Sep 2016

17 rare genetic variants found

Scientists from the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have discovered 17 rare human genetic variations associated with risk factors for diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Reported in Nature Genetics, the research shows how large-scale genomic datasets can be used to help identify potential novel biological targets for studying cardiovascular and other diseases.

23 Sep 2016

Sanger Institute Faculty member is recognised for his contribution to bioinformatics 

Sanger Institute Faculty member Richard Durbin was honoured for a lifetime of pioneering research and innovation in the field of bioinformatics with the prestigious International Steven Hoogendijk Award at a ceremony on 23 September 2016.