Wellcome Sanger Institute
Center for genomic discovery.
The Wellcome Sanger Institute is one of the premier centres of genomic discovery and understanding in the world. It leads ambitious collaborations across the globe to provide the foundations for further research and transformative healthcare innovations. Its success is founded on the expertise and knowledge of its people and the Institute seeks to share its discoveries and techniques with the next generation of genomics scientists and researchers worldwide.
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Wellcome Sanger Institute News
72% of Induced pluripotent stem cell lines were reported to have major UV damage
University of Cambridge - 11-Aug-2022
Whole genome sequencing-necessary to validate Stem cell lines used for therapyRead more...
Mammals have similar number of DNA mutations whatever their lifespan
BBC - 14-Apr-2022
Shorter lived animals have higher rate of mutations - could explain lower rates of cancer in larger mammalsRead more...
Scientists identify multiple genes responsible for keeping cancer cells alive
Independent - 20-Dec-2019
If combined they can form the largest database of genetic information on cancerRead more...
Superbug causes a six fold rise in death toll in European hospitals
BBC - 29-Jul-2019
How soon will we run out of effective antibiotics at this rate?Read more...
Hundreds of new cancer gene targets discovered
BBC - 10-Apr-2019
Systematic approach reveals new targets for drug developmentRead more...
World's largest gene sequencing project in healthcare
BBC - 05-Dec-2018
100,000 Genomes Project has ended "diagnostic odyssey" for 1 in 4 participants with rare diseasesRead more...
Caution Regarding CRISPR Gene Therapies
Singularity Hub - 23-Jul-2018
Newly found lack of precision of CRISPR delays plans for human trialsRead more...
Pop up vaccine factories could curb pandemics
The Ecologist - 10-May-2018
Big pharma is unwilling to invest in pandemic prevention. New model could identify and test vacc...Read more...
Blueprint for extraordinary Human Cell Atlas unveiled
Cambridge Independent - 02-Nov-2017
Atlas will be a comprehensive collection of reference maps of the human body. Will enable a deep...Read more...
173 secret outbreaks of superbug MRSA in UK hospitals
BBC - 26-Oct-2017
Genomic sleuthing found undetected outbreaks in the east of England over just one year. Whole ge...Read more...
New Type of Stem Cells Could Lead to New Treatments
Futurism - 11-Oct-2017
Researchers create Expanded Potential Stem Cells (EPSCs) in mice. ES and iPS aren’t capable of g...Read more...