A chance to explore cutting-edge genomics and biodata research at the world-leading Wellcome Genome Campus near Hinxton, home to the large-scale DNA sequencing and biological data facilities of the Wellcome Sanger Institute and EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute.
1. “Life-changing science at the Wellcome Genome Campus” by Steve Scott (Senior Public Engagement Coordinator, Wellcome Genome Campus Public Engagement)
2. "Early steps in cancer development” by Phil H Jones (Senior Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Professor of Cancer Development, MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge)
3. "Coordinating big data analysis in the Human Cell Atlas” by Laura Clarke (Coordinator of Human Cell Atlas Data Coordination Platform based at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory-European Bioinformatics Institute)
Tour of Wellcome Genome Campus taking in the state-of-the-art DNA sequencing facility and data centre. It's also an opportunity to see the fine buildings and wonderful landscaping of the campus
We strongly encourage participants to car-share. If coming by car, please arrive at the site by 14:30 so the visit can start on time.
This link shows how to find the Wellcome Genome Campus, and the security procedures upon arrival.
Booking a place
A maximum of 30 places are available which can be booked at £10 per person. At present all places have sold, but if you press 'book tickets' there is a wait-list in the event that there are returned tickets.
The Wellcome Genome Campus at Hinxton exists to deliver life-changing science with the reach, scale, and imagination to solve some of humanity's greatest challenges. It is home to such world-foremost institutes and organisations as Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (WTSI) in genomics, and EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) in computational biology, both major contributors to the global collaborative Human Genome Project.