Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute News

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a prominent genomic research center located in Hinxton, England, part of the Wellcome Genome Campus. It was established in 1992 and named after Frederick Sanger, a two-time Nobel laureate in chemistry renowned for his work on DNA sequencing. The institute plays a significant role in the fields of genomics and genetic research, particularly noted for its substantial contributions to the Human Genome Project. Its research focuses on understanding the role of genetics in health and disease, studying a wide range of topics including human genetics, pathogen genetics, and cellular genetics. The Sanger Institute is known for its use of large-scale genomic data to explore the biological processes involved in the development of diseases and the therapeutic implications of these findings.