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Recent News

500,000 whole human genomes will be a game-changer for research into human diseases
Following on from a successful pilot at the Sanger Institute, we are leading a project to sequence the genomes of all UK Biobank volunteers to power the next wave of genetic and health research
Brown trout genome will help explain species' genetic superpowers
Eagerly awaited reference genome will allow conservationists to understand how the fish adapts to marine and freshwater environments
LifeLab 2019 – discovery on your doorstep with an exciting programme of free events and activities
LifeLab has launched an exciting programme of events for Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September 2019, transforming parts of Cambridge, Peterborough and Ely into discovery zones for the weekend