Wellcome Sanger Institute

Science and Research
About Wellcome Sanger Institute

We are tackling some of the most difficult challenges in genomic research. This demands science at scale; a visionary and creative approach to research that pushes the boundaries of our understanding in ever new and exciting ways.

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

  • Being an ‘ideas factory’; conceiving new questions to address through genomics and biological science at scale.
  • Driving genomics technology development and implementation.
  • Innovating genomic data aggregation and analysis.
  • Large-scale DNA sequence and phenotype data production from humans, pathogens and cells.
  • Addressing scientific questions underpinning health issues of low and middle income countries.
  • Training scientists and clinicians in genome sciences.
  • Leading global research initiatives with international partners.
  • Being at the centre of a collaborative network of science.

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