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The latest news, blogs, reports, explainers and commentaries of the COG-UK consortium

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30 Jul 2021

From London Zoo to NHS England – the story of Angela Douglas, Deputy CSO

In the latest instalment of our Women in COG series, we caught up with Angela Douglas – Deputy Chief Scientific Officer for NHS England and NHS Improvement.

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27 Jul 2021

Alpha variant spread via ‘super-seeding’ event within UK: Oxford, Northeastern and Edinburgh Universities

Read the Oxford Martin School's press release on a recent study that analyses the transmissibility of the Alpha variant.

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23 Jul 2021

How SARS-CoV-2 sequencing is becoming a national service

We depict our transition journey and celebrate the lasting legacy of COG-UK sequencing efforts.

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9 Jul 2021

Covid Connections – Variant or Villain

In the second event of the COVID connections series, organised by Wellcome Connecting Science and COG-UK, researchers discussed variants of SARS-CoV-2.

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8 Jul 2021

Why COG-UK is joining the UK Health Data Research Alliance

The COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) consortium joined the UK Health Data Research Alliance earlier this month. Find out more about the Alliance and our collaboration with HDR UK in this...

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29 Jun 2021

In conversation with the “Queen of Virology”, Professor Judy Breuer

Described by Sharon Peacock as “an absolute legend in clinical virology”, Judy shared her story of how she made it to where she is today.

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24 Jun 2021

Expanding the COG-UK research portfolio to increase impact from genome data

COG-UK is enhancing its research portfolio by awarding up to £40,000 to 12 of its consortium partners.

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14 Jun 2021

News: COG-UK and WCS receive funding for a global training programme in SARS-CoV-2 genomics

The COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) consortium and Wellcome Connecting Science (WCS) are delighted to have been jointly awarded a ‘Wellcome-FCDO Joint Initiative on Research in Epidemic Preparedness and Response grant’...