Thank you to all the speakers, chairs, attendees and organisers of the COG-UK Anniversary Science Showcase Event.
If you missed the live event, you can watch the full recording here.
Thursday 7th October 2021, 13:00 and 15:30 BST
|13.00 – 13.05||Opening remarks – Professor Sharon Peacock, Executive Director and Chair, COG-UK|
|13.05 – 13.55||Session 1: Hospital and Vaccine Studies: insights from SARS-CoV-2 sequencing – Chair: Dr Thushan de Silva, University of Sheffield|
|13.05 – 13.20||The COG-UK Hospital Onset Covid Infection (HOCI) study; harnessing pathogen sequencing for infection prevention and control – Professor Judith Breuer, University College London|
|13.20 – 13.35||Genomic sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 to understand nosocomial spread and the effects of the Pfizer/BioNTech BNT162b2 vaccine in a UK hospital – Kate Cook, University of Portsmouth|
|13.35 – 13.55||SARS-CoV-2 Genomics in Oxford Vaccine Trials – Dr Tanya Golubchik, University of Oxford; Contributions of Sequencing to the Interpretation of Vaccine Efficacy in the Novavax UK Phase 3 Trial – Dr Joy Rivers, Novavax|
|13.55 – 14.25||Session 2: Care Home and University Studies: the impact of viral genomics in different settings – Chair: Professor Emma Thomson, University of Glasgow|
|13.55 – 14.10||COVID-19 in care homes: the challenges and opportunities for genomic sequencing in the VIVALDI study – Dr Maria Krutikov, University College London|
|14.10 – 14.25||Genomic epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in a UK university identifies dynamics of transmission – Dr Dinesh Aggawal, University of Cambridge|
|14.30 – 15.15||Session 3: Public Health and National Infection Surveys: the role played by SARS-CoV-2 genomic data – Chair: Dr Theo Sanderson, Wellcome Sanger Institute/Francis Crick Institute|
|14.30 – 14.45||SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing in support of the ONS COVID-19 Infection Survey – Dr Katrina Lythgoe, University of Oxford|
|14.45 – 15.00||SARS-CoV-2 lineage dynamics as inferred from representative community samples – what we can learn from the REACT-1 study – Oliver Eales, Imperial College London|
|15.00 – 15.15||The role played by COG-UK data in the UKHSA genomics cell – Eileen Gallaghar, UK Health Security Agency|
|15.15 – 15.20||Thanks and close – Professor Sharon Peacock, Executive Director and Chair, COG-UK|