Sanger Excellence Fellowship

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Our three-year Fellowship is open exclusively to early-stage Black heritage researchers who studied at a UK institution and offers a full salary, research expenses, training and generous benefits.

Dan Ross

COVID-19 research at the Sanger Institute

We track, understand and combat COVID-19. Every day we read the genomes of thousands of viruses to track its spread, find new variants, and guide public health choices. We study how the virus enters our cells, and we develop new infection tests

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Are you interested in our Sanger Excellence Fellowship?

We are hosting an online Q&A session in collaboration with @BWiSNetwork on 7 February.

To join please email our team on: for full details.

Unexpected findings from the @CancerGrand team @sangerinstitute (tackling our Unusual Mutation Patterns challenge) suggest the huge global variation in #oesophagealcancer incidence is not due to a unique pattern of DNA damage. Read more in the @guardian:

“One of the good things that has come out of this pandemic is the spread of genomic capability globally.” Ewan Harrison of @sangerinstitute outlines how covid-19 has placed a spotlight on genomic sequencing. Listen to “Babbage”