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Wellcome Sanger Institute: Matt Hurles

Matt Hurles has been appointed as director of the Wellcome Sanger Institute, effective later this year. He will succeed Mike Stratton, who will stay on for a transition period. Hurles has been head of the institute's human genetics program since 2017, focusing on genetic causes of severe developmental disorders. He is also a fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and a fellow of the Royal Society.