About us

Saving the devil was developed by the Public Engagement team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

Websites : www.sanger.ac.uk and www.yourgenome.org


Content: Francesca Gale, Julia Robinson, Steve Scott and Julia Willingale-Theune

Resource design and programming: Preeti Deshpande and Mark Danson

Interview filming and film editing: Paul Fenn Films

Interviewees: Elizabeth Murchison (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK), Hannah Siddle (Jim Kaufman’s Laboratory, University of Cambridge), Menna Jones (University of Tasmania), Rodrigo Hamede (University of Tasmania) and Tim Faulkner (Devil Ark, Australia).


Special thanks to our many contributors who have kindly given permission to reproduce their film footage and images.

Tasmanian devil footage: Devil Ark

Devil Ark footage: Devil Ark

Images of Tasmanian devils: Elizabeth Murchison, Rodrigo Hamede, Christo Baars, Springer Science + Business Media B.V., Andrew Scott, J. LeNevez Wayne McLean, Two Big Paws

Images of dogs: Andrea Strakova

Microscopy images: Cesar Tovar (devil facial tumour disease cells), Andrea Strakova (canine transmissible venereal tumour cells), National Cancer Institute (human cancer cells)

Image of Freycinet Peninsula, Tasmania: Pranav Bhatt

Images of Australian carnivores: Bronwyn Scanlon, Harley Kingston