Leadership and Governance

Leadership and Governance

The Director

The Director, Mike Stratton, has overall responsibility for all areas of the Sanger Institute, reporting to GRL Board three times per year and the Wellcome Trust Board of Governors once per year.

The Heads of Programmes, the Chief Operating Officer and the Director of Scientific Operations report directly to Mike Stratton.

Director's Office

Mike Stratton takes direct responsibility for overall science strategy and Faculty recruitment through his Director’s Office.

Science Programme Heads

Each Science Programme Head has responsibility for framing and delivering the science strategy of their respective Programmes and delivers this by working with Faculty and their Programme Working Groups.


The Faculty conceive, drive and deliver Sanger Institute science through their vision, imagination and intellectual energy.

Meet some of our current students

More about Adrian
More about Ross
More about Emmanuelle here.
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Part of the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus

The Genome Campus is a 55-acre estate south of Cambridge inthe grounds of Hinxton Hall. Home to two world-class researchfacilities: the Sanger Institute and the European BioinformaticsInstitute (EBI). Throughout the years, the adjoining parkland andWellcome Trust funded wetland sites have developed a diverseecosystem: the facilities are enjoyed by dog—wa|kers, families andlocal people.

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