The Sanger Prize 2023 is now open
The Prize is an outreach competition for undergraduate students from low- and middle-income countries and allows the winner to experience the very cutting edge of genomic research. The winner receives a three-month internship with a research group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. All essential expenses will be are covered by the award, including travel and visa costs, accommodation and reasonable food costs. ...more
Apply to the Sanger Institute’s 4-year PhD Programme
The Sanger Institute’s PhD programmes train the next generation of world-class genome scientists.
4-year PhD students receive full financial support, including Cambridge University tuition fees, regardless of nationality. Studentships are available across all our research areas. Application closing date: Thursday 1 December 2022 (09:00 GMT).
Our 2021/2022 Highlights document
Over the past year we have provided new insights into human, parasite and microbe evolution, cellular development, and the mutational processes that lead to cancer. We supported the UK's national COVID-19 genomic surveillance efforts and delivered reference genomes for a wide range of UK species as part of the Darwin Tree of Life project ...more
Genomic Surveillance Unit
The Unit supports partners worldwide with practical tools for pandemic preparedness and local infectious disease control.
We develop, run, support and maintain open products: all the way from sample collection in the field, through high-throughput laboratory sequencing, to the delivery and interrogation of analysis-ready data.
Latest News and Blogs
23 Nov 2022
New hope for kidney cancer treatment using existing drugs
Molecular pathway involved in renal cell carcinoma has already been targetted to treat lung cancer
23 Nov 2022
The Power of Resilience: Attending the UK’s largest tech event for women
A group of women from Sanger’s Production Software Development team will head to London this month to join 4,500+ tech innovators, leaders and industry titans at this year’s Women of Silicon Roundabout conference.