COG-UK News

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

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11 Jun 2021

Meet the researcher: Greg Young

This week we meet Greg Young from Northumbria University, who has played a vital role in managing his lab’s logistics of COVID-19 sample transfer and analysis.

Blog

7 Jun 2021

Genomics in a pandemic – Shedding light on the invisible

Read the Wellcome Sanger Institute's summary blog of the first Covid Connections event, with COG-UK and Wellcome Connecting Science.

News

2 Jun 2021

EMBL-EBI: Genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in England

Read EMBL-EBI's summary of a recent preprint by COG-UK associates, involving the largest in-depth analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance data.

Explainer

1 Jun 2021

SARS-CoV-2 variants, spike mutations and immune escape – an update

Learn more about a recent COG-UK review on variants and mutations and the latest improvements to the COG-UK Mutation Explorer tool.

Blog

28 May 2021

Meet the researcher: Michelle Erkiert

This week we meet Michelle Erkiert, a Microbiology Administrator at the University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

Blog

19 May 2021

How can we protect the world from new variants of concern?

On 18th May, Sharon Peacock delivered a speech during a briefing co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of the United Kingdom and of Lebanon to the United Nations in New York,...

Blog

17 May 2021

Meet the Researcher: Thanh Le-Viet

We caught up with Thanh Le-Viet from the Quadram Institute to find out more about his work on the CLIMB platform and the key role he plays within COG-UK.