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

Looking to return to science after a career break? Apply for our Janet Thornton Postdoctoral Fellowship

At the Wellcome Sanger Institute, we are committed to enabling and opening routes back into science for those who have had a break from scientific research - for any reason. The Janet Thornton Fellowship offers scientists who have taken a career break the opportunity to return to research with a high-quality postdoctoral fellowship.

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💬 “The #COVID19 pandemic is a terrible thing, but it’s been an honour to be a part of the effort to do something about it”

📸 Our photo essay goes behind the scenes of the effort to sequence the genome of #SARSCoV2 at Sanger 🧬



We are excited to publish a new report in partnership @sangerinstitute and @MedDiscCat which showcases the strength, breadth and opportunity of the UK’s #genomics sector for investors, patients and the UK economy.

Key findings below 👇