Wellcome Sanger Institute

Pathogen Informatics

Parasites and Microbes

The Pathogen Informatics team develop and maintain software applications and systems to support the research activities of the Parasites and Microbes programme.

This currently includes the following activities:

  • Development and maintenance of automated pipelines for tracking and analysis of sequencing data
  • Development of open-source software tools for downstream analysis of genomic data, such as ArtemisRoary, or Ariba
  • Ad-hoc informatics support to members of the programme via a helpdesk
  • Bioinformatics training courses for in-house scientists and the wider community
  • Maintenance of websites that make genomic data and research findings available to the community, such as GeneDB
  • Development of a platform for community genome annotation

Core team

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Dr Magnus Manske

Senior Staff Scientist

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Dr T R Stickland

Senior Scientific Programmer

Previous team members

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Dr Jacqueline A Keane

Senior Scientific Manager

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Dr Martin Hunt

Senior Bioinformatician

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Dr Andrew Page

Principal Computer Programmer

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Dr Nishadi H. De Silva

Senior Software Developer

Associated research

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