The Sanger Institute Prize 2021 now open
The Sanger Prize is an outreach competition aimed at undergraduate students who live and study in low or middle income countries. The winner will be offered a three-month internship with a research group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Travel, living and research expenses are all covered by the award. ...more
Open Seminars - 21 October - Professor Mark Blaxter and the Tree of Life
Discover how the Sanger Institute will read and analyse the genomes of complex life forms to build the tree of life.
At 16:00 BST on 21 October, Professor Blaxter will be delivering his seminar: "Busy 'bout the tree of life: What telomere-to-telomere genome sequences tell us about global biodiversity."
The freely available talk is open to everyone and will be followed by a live Q&A session
Apply to the Sanger Institute’s PhD Programmes
Our 4-year PhD programme is designed to train the next generation of world class genome scientists. There are 12 funded studentships available across all our research areas, and students benefit from full financial support including tuition fees, regardless of nationality.
Application closing date: Thursday 3rd December 2020 (09:00 GMT)
Our Clinical PhD programme seeks to develop world class academic clinicians who will make significant contributions to genomics and biomedicine.
The application closing date is: Tuesday 15th December 2020 (noon GMT)
14 Oct 2020
Study linking 28 genes to developmental disorders will mean diagnoses for around 500 families
Researchers estimate that approximately another 1,000 genes linked to developmental issues have yet to be found
14 Oct 2020
Update to COSMIC drives precision oncology
The Cancer Mutation Census combines biological, biochemical and population data to enable users to understand which DNA mutations drive human cancers
Inside our Institute
Read our stories from the cutting edge of genomic research… and of the people who are making it happen
12 Oct 2020
Equity, diversity and inclusion in science
To celebrate Black History Month, Your Digital Mentor Podcast released a special episode. Academics from across the globe discuss inequalities ...