The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute was set up in 1992 by the Wellcome Trust and the UK Medical Research Council in order to further our knowledge of genomes. It is one of the world's leading genomics centres, and is responsible for the completion of the sequence of approximately one-third of the human genome as well as genomes of model organisms such as mouse and zebrafish, and more than 90 pathogen genomes. It is engaged in a range of post-genomic programmes designed to understand the biological function of genes and their relevance to our health. {{LINK_LABEL_GO_TO_WEBSITE}}

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