The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus is a scientific research campus built in the grounds of Hinxton Hall, Hinxton in Cambridgeshire, England.
The campus is owned by the Wellcome Trust, and its largest component is the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (WTSI) which employs around 900 people. It also is the site of the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), the bioinformatics outstation of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), which currently employs around 540 people.
The site hosted the Medical Research Council's Rosalind Franklin Center for Genomics Research until its closure in 2005 and is well known for the location where around one third of the human genome was sequenced.
In addition to the research institutions, there are facilities on the campus dedicated to training and conferences; these include the former Hinxton Hall buildings.
Coordinates: 52°05′N 0°11′E / 52.083°N 0.183°E
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