COG-UK News and Events

The latest news, blogs, events and videos across the COG-UK consortium


8 May 2020

Commentary: COG-UK Report 5, 7th May 2020

The findings highlight the importance of ongoing, larger studies, with additional metadata. Such studies will be vital to study transmission in care settings and inform control strategies


4 May 2020

The COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) consortium and the Canadian COVID Genomics Network (CanCOGeN) launch new partnership

By sharing knowledge, lessons learned and protocols, the initiatives will each support national efforts to coordinate the work of healthcare, public, private and academic organisations to sequence and analyse the...


24 Apr 2020

A letter to Medical Directors, Consultant Virologist/Microbiologists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infection Laboratory Managers in the NHS introducing the project

Downloadable Document for NHS clinicians and managers: Participating in the COVID-19 Genomic UK (COG-UK) Consortium 24 April 2020


23 Mar 2020

UK launches whole genome sequence alliance to map spread of coronavirus

The government and the UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser have today (Monday 23 March) backed the UK’s leading clinicians and scientists to map how COVID-19 spreads and behaves by using whole...