“We kept learners engaged in a virtual setting” – Our COG-Train educators tell us about their experience
COG-Train provides open-access learning in SARS-CoV-2 genomics and is facilitating an increase in global genome sequencing and analysis capacity, reducing sequencing inequality, and helping to enhance pathogen surveillance. With two successful course launches, and an upcoming one, supporting over 4,000 learners to date, we spoke to some of the COG-Train educators and contributors to learn more about their experience, and the challenges they overcame in developing the course content.
“Never underestimate the importance of building strong relationships” – In conversation with Professor Emma Thomson
Professor Emma Thomson, OBE, is a Professor in Infectious Diseases at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research. We spoke to her during our June Women in COG event about her unique experiences, before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Launch of our third COG-Train online course “Making sense of genomic data: COVID-19 web-based bioinformatics”. Explore the tools for web-based SARS-CoV-2 sequencing analyses and learn techniques to prepare data and share genomic outputs.