The Molecular Cytogenetics group was led by Dr Nigel Carter until his retirement in May 2012. The team continues to work under Alex Bateman, who now leads the EBI's Protein Services. The group was then led by Dr Matt Hurles. We are maintaining this page as a historical record of the group's activities at the Sanger Institute.


  • Ultra-high resolution array painting facilitates breakpoint sequencing.

    Gribble SM, Kalaitzopoulos D, Burford DC, Prigmore E, Selzer RR et al.

    Journal of medical genetics 2007;44;1;51-8

  • High resolution array-CGH analysis of single cells.

    Fiegler H, Geigl JB, Langer S, Rigler D, Porter K et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2007;35;3;e15

  • Global variation in copy number in the human genome.

    Redon R, Ishikawa S, Fitch KR, Feuk L, Perry GH et al.

    Nature 2006;444;7118;444-54