Dan Ross

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

Wellcome Sanger Institute

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The causes and consequences of new mutations in humans
On 17 March Professor Matthew Hurles, Head of the Human Genetics programme, talked about his research into the genetic causes and biological mechanisms of rare conditions. The open-access talk and Q&A are available below

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#OTD 2003, the Human Genome Project was completed ✨

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