The Sanger Institute Prize 2021 now open
The Sanger Prize is an outreach competition aimed at undergraduate students who live and study in low or middle income countries. The winner will be offered a three-month internship with a research group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Travel, living and research expenses are all covered by the award. ...more
Apply to the Sanger Institute’s PhD Programmes
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)
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
26 Oct 2020
Sanger Institute welcomes Wellcome's new science strategy
Director Mike Stratton outlines the opportunities and continuing support that Wellcome's new strategy provides for Sanger researchers
14 Oct 2020
Study linking 28 genes to developmental disorders will mean diagnoses for around 500 families
Researchers estimate that approximately another 1,000 genes linked to developmental issues have yet to be found
Inside our Institute
Read our stories from the cutting edge of genomic research… and of the people who are making it happen
22 Oct 2020
Sequencing COVID-19 at the Sanger Institute
This photo essay goes behind the scenes of the effort to sequence the genome of the COVID-19 virus at the ...