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Part of the same organisation as the Wellcome Sanger Institute, funded by Wellcome, and based on the Wellcome Genome Campus, UK, our programme is focussed on learning, training, and engagement with genomics.

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Wellcome Connecting Science’s mission is to enable everyone to explore genomic science and its impact on research, health and society.


Genomics Lite Extraordinary science, explained.

Genomics Lite: Genomic Cartography - Generating a human cell atlas

Dr Elena Winheim and Feri Torabi from the Wellcome Sanger Institute will be dicussing their work on creating an atlas of the cells in the human body, helping us to understand cell development, treat different diseases, as well as preventative medicine.

21 March 2024

 Online

Genomics Lite Extraordinary science, explained.

Genomics Lite: Genetic Alchemy - The science of gene editing

Dr Nneka Anyanwu, Head of Gene Editing at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, will give an overview of gene editing, taking us on a journey from the technology used to edit genomes, to exploring the use of gene editing in synthetic biology and the role of artificial intelligence.

29 February 2024

 Online

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