By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mike Stratton has been named the new director of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, where he has served as deputy director since 2007.

Stratton has been acting director of the institute's Board of Management since March, when Allan Bradley stepped down as director after 10 years at the institute's helm in order to found a startup company and focus on his research.

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