Learn more about the consortium's upcoming and past events, seminars and workshops

Upcoming Events

12th May, 2021

Covid Connections: Shedding Light on the Invisible

We explore the pervasive role genomics has played in understanding the virus, tracking its spread and developing novel vaccines.

9th June, 2021

Covid Connections: When does a variant become a villain?

With announcements of new variants of the coronavirus appearing more and more in the headlines, what exactly is changing and when do changes become concerns?

14th July, 2021

Covid Connections: From Mild to Mortal — Unlocking the Mystery of COVID-19 Symptoms

One of the mysteries of COVID-19 is the vastly different ways it can affect peoples’ health. We’ll explore how genomics is helping to understand our susceptibility to the virus.

11th August, 2021

Covid Connections: Big data in a pandemic world — how our data defies travel restrictions

With such vast pools of information, we’ll explore how co-operation, sharing and trust across communities and borders is key to making sense of it all.

Past Events

26th March, 2021

COG-UK Science Showcase Event

On Friday 26th March, 1pm – 3.30pm, we hosted our second Science Showcase Event, featuring a range of thought-provoking talks from several speakers across the consortium.

16th December, 2020

COG-UK Science Showcase Event

Thank you to all the speakers, chairs, attendees and organisers of the very first COG-UK Showcase Event: SARS-CoV-2 sequencing to inform clinical care, public health interventions and policy decisions.