Wellcome Sanger Institute

Apply to the Sanger Institute’s PhD Programmes

We offer both 4-year PhDs that are open to all and Clinical PhDs specifically for medically trained doctors.

Our 4-year PhD programme is designed to train the next generation of world class genome scientists. There are 12 funded studentships available across all our research areas, and students benefit from full financial support including tuition fees, regardless of nationality.

Application closing date: Thursday 3rd December 2020 (09:00 GMT)

Our Clinical PhD programme seeks to develop world class academic clinicians who will make significant contributions to genomics and biomedicine. 

The application closing date is: Tuesday 15th December 2020 (noon GMT)

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Listen Again: Open Seminars - Professor Mark Blaxter and the Tree of Life

Hear how the Sanger Institute will read and analyse the genomes of complex life forms to build the tree of life.

On 21 October Professor Blaxter delivered his seminar "Busy 'bout the tree of life: What telomere-to-telomere genome sequences tell us about global biodiversity" and then answered a range of questions about his work.

The talk and Q&A session are freely available for everyone and can be accessed at the link below