News announcement by the COG-UK Consortium
COG-UK Researcher honoured by Queen for COVID-19 work
Congratulations to Professor Emma Thomson on her royal recognition for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 response
Professor Emma Thomson, Professor in Infectious Diseases at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. She has been awarded Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 response.
Currently Professor Thomson is heavily involved in sequencing SARS-CoV-2 as it circulates in the UK as part of the COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) consortium. She is the local principal investigator for two vaccine trials running within Greater Glasgow and Clyde.