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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💬👩🏿‍🔬 As a Black woman in science, I am used to being the only one in the room, so I feel best-placed to take on this courageous research endeavour

Sasha Henriques joins us to study structural inequalities in genomic research 🧬

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Exploring race, diversity and genomics - Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog

A new PhD project will explore structural inequalities in genomic research

Are you interested in our Sanger Excellence Fellowship?

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

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