Behind-the-Scenes @ the Wellcome Sanger Institute

Wellcome Sanger Institute

Exclusively for Members and their guests

The Wellcome Sanger Institute is a world leader in genome research that delivers insights into human and pathogen biology that change science and medicine.


Professor Sir Michael Stratton, Director of the Institute and CEO of Wellcome Genome Campus

This was an amazing opportunity to visit 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.

For background reading, the Wellcome Sanger Institute Highlights 2020/21 report showcases the key discoveries and future research interests of their Scientific Programmes, each exploring a major area of research with a particular biological, disease or analytic focus. The studies provide vital insights into human, parasite and microbe evolution, cellular growth and activity, and the processes that underlie mutation and tumour formation. In addition, the Sanger Institute’s Tree of Life Programme explores the diversity of complex life.

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  • Wellcome Genome Campus
  • Hinxton
  • Cambridgeshire, CB10 1SA

Event Schedule

  • 15 May 2023 11:30 am   -   3:00 pm
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