Wellcome Sanger Institute

Genomics of Pneumonia, Meningitis and Neonatal Sepsis

Parasites and Microbes

We study variation in the genomes of major bacterial pathogens to understand their evolution in the context of disease and aymptomatic carriage with a view to informing strategies for treatment and prevention.

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Core team

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Dr Dorota Jamrozy

Principal Bioinformatician

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Dr Stephanie Wai-U Lo

Translational Science Lead / Senior Scientific Manager

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Neil MacAlasdair

PhD Student

Previous team members

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Dr Christine J Boinett

Principal Bioinformatician

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Dr Claire Chewapreecha

International Fellow, MORU Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit

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Dr Uzma Basit Khan

Senior Computer Biologist

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John Lees

Former PhD Student at the Sanger Institute

The following were also members of this team:

Alison Maguire
Jyothish Bhai
Ebrima Bojang
Feyruz Yalcin
Nicholas Croucher
Gareth Peat


We work with the following groups


Wellcome Trust



Jukka Corrander