COVID-19 research at the Sanger Institute
We are committed to tracking, understanding and combatting COVID-19. Our staff sequence thousands of virus genomes and use the data to trace transmission, inform public health measures and monitor for new variants of the virus. We also work to understand how the virus interacts with our cells, and to develop new diagnostics
Latest News and Blogs
12 Apr 2021
New genetic drug target for treatment resistant colorectal cancer
Researchers have identified a new potential drug target for treating some types of advanced colorectal cancers.
7 Apr 2021
‘Patchwork’ tumours prevalent across multiple cancer types
Scientists have confirmed that tumour evolution is driven by changes that benefit the cancer, and these lead to a wide range ...