One (cell) to rule them all
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by markthomsonsanger
1w ago
The HipSci cell lines, now searchable in a newer, user-friendly platform, are a resource used worldwide by researchers. They can be used for a wide variety of research applications, including large-scale experiments that require multiple cell lines created in a standardised manner. The post One (cell) to rule them all appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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Hacking AI for genomics
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by markthomsonsanger
2w ago
The Wellcome Sanger Institute recently hosted its first three-day community AI hackathon, bringing together 25 researchers across the Wellcome Genome Campus. The post Hacking AI for genomics appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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Group leader one positions extended to enable long-term impact and scale of science
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by Alex Canet Font
2w ago
The Wellcome Sanger Institute has extended early career faculty positions from six to eight years, to fulfil the science at scale happening at the Institute. The post Group leader one positions extended to enable long-term impact and scale of science appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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The secret lives of nematodes
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by markthomsonsanger
2w ago
C. elegans, a workhorse of modern biology, was the first multicellular organism to have its DNA code sequenced in 1998. But it is just one of potentially millions of nematode species. We explore the latest work to sequence the genomes of hundreds of nematodes and put C. elegans in its evolutionary context. The post The secret lives of nematodes appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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Mapping malaria genomes in West Africa and beyond
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by markthomsonsanger
3w ago
Professor Alfred Amambua-Ngwa is dedicated to understanding and combatting malaria using genomics. In this interview, Alfred shares his journey over the last two decades, highlighting key milestones and ongoing efforts driving the fight against malaria in Africa. The post Mapping malaria genomes in West Africa and beyond appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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Revealing the genetics of the immune system and pregnancy
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by Katrina
3w ago
Emma Davenport explains how her career has evolved from genetics to computational biology and shares her experience as a female faculty member at the Sanger Institute. The post Revealing the genetics of the immune system and pregnancy appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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Sanger’s startup school envigorates future entrepreneurs
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by markthomsonsanger
1M ago
The fourth edition of Sanger’s Startup School closed with 30 participants from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and EMBL-EBI having gained the confidence to look at science with a different, entrepreneurial perspective. The post Sanger’s startup school envigorates future entrepreneurs appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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International Fellows meet
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by markthomsonsanger
1M ago
The Sanger Institute’s current International Fellows all met for the first time to discuss their research and share their latest work on genomics and global health. The post International Fellows meet appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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Giving science a new skin
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by markthomsonsanger
2M ago
Lab-grown organoids that mimic human skin are enabling new research into development and disease. Dr April Rose Foster sat down with us to talk about working with the cells and her hopes for the future of research into skin disease. The post Giving science a new skin appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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Five malaria challenges where genomic surveillance can make a difference
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by markthomsonsanger
2M ago
This World Malaria Day, we take a look at five challenges we are helping to tackle with genomic surveillance, by constantly monitoring how these deadly parasites – and the mosquitoes that spread them – mutate and evolve across the world and over time. The post Five malaria challenges where genomic surveillance can make a difference appeared first on Wellcome Sanger Institute Blog ..read more
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