Our 2022/2023 Highlights document
Our Highlights document showcases the key discoveries and future research interests of our Scientific Programmes. These include vital insights into human, parasite and microbe evolution, cellular growth and activity, and the processes that underlie mutation and tumour formation. In addition, our Tree of Life Programme explores the diversity of complex life. ...more
Latest News and Blogs
30 Nov 2023
World’s largest genetic project opens the door to new era for treatments and cures: UK Biobank’s major milestone
The Wellcome Sanger Institute sequenced its share of 500,000 whole human genomes, contributing to the world’s largest single set ...
27 Nov 2023
Pocket-sized DNA sequencers track malaria drug resistance in near real-time
A team of scientists working in Ghana have pioneered on-site genomic surveillance to track changes in the malaria parasite, achieving sampling ...
23 Nov 2023
Racism, medicine and why we need to decolonise healthcare
In October, Dr Annabel Sowemimo joined us on the Wellcome Genome Campus to speak about her work exploring the ways that racism and colonial thinking are embedded within medicine, science and institutions – and the difficulties of untangling it.