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22 Dec 2021

“COVID must not distract us from the fight for equality” – in conversation with Sir Jeremy Farrar

In the final ‘Women in COG’ event of 2021, Director of the Wellcome Trust Sir Jeremy Farrar tells COG-UK Executive Director Professor Sharon Peacock why diversity and inclusion must return...

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16 Dec 2021

Reflections on 2021 for COG-UK

Last year’s festive period feels like light years ago, such is the impact of COVID-19 where much can change in what feels like the blink of an eye.

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30 Nov 2021

Tracking SARS-CoV-2 evolution and remdesivir treatment in hospital patients

A recent study has used genomic sequencing of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to help understand how the virus evolves in hospital patients and learn more about the antiviral drug remdesivir.

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23 Nov 2021

“An inspirational person who’s touched every life in the country” – in conversation with Dr June Raine

COG-UK caught up with Dr June Raine, Chief Executive of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, to learn more about her experiences during the pandemic and as a woman...

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3 Nov 2021

COG-UK Together: Marking 18 months of endeavour and achievement

On Thursday 14th October 2021, members from across the COG-UK consortium came together to share their experiences as part of the collective sequencing effort.

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19 Oct 2021

COG-UK Welcomes New ‘COG-Train’ Global COVID-19 Genomics Training Programme Team

COG-UK welcomes its new ‘COG-Train’ global COVID-19 genomics training programme team, as the project begins its education development phase.

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6 Oct 2021

Why Dr Magdalena Skipper left the world of academia and became Editor in Chief of Nature

In the latest instalment of our Women in COG series, we caught up with Magdalena Skipper – Editor in Chief of Nature

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23 Sep 2021

COG-UK’s third Science Showcase – SARS-CoV-2 genomics in action: Thursday 7 October

Join us on Thursday 7 October between 13:00 and 15:30 BST to learn about the role of SARS-CoV-2 genomics in COVID-19 national studies.