Genetics, genomics and molecular biology

Read the latest news and reports about our work related to understanding genes, proteins and other molecules that are critical to life. Our science funding in this area is led by our Genetics and Molecular Sciences team.

Our work

Understanding health and disease

We support researchers across the world to explore fundamental questions about health and disease.

Gene editing in research

Gene editing allows scientists to change gene sequences by adding, replacing or removing sections of DNA.