3 Mar 2021
The terms used to describe the genetics of viruses are easily misunderstood. Here, we aim to define some of these terms using clear language and straightforward examples.
25 Feb 2021
Three tools, Grinch, CoVal and COG-UK-ME, are now available to help understand the genetic information produced by COG-UK about mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 genome.
23 Feb 2021
The COG-UK Mutation Explorer is an interface that provides access to data on SARS-CoV-2 mutations and variants of interest in the COG-UK data set.
26 Jan 2021
How do we link individuals’ SARS-CoV-2 sample data with other information, and how do we store and manage all this data?
19 Jan 2021
A brief summary of the latest COG-UK mutational surveillance report, which explores SARS-CoV-2 spike gene mutations of potential or known importance.
13 Jan 2021
Initial results suggest that University of Cambridge's screening programme, along with public health measures and student behaviour, has limited the spread of the virus.
7 Jan 2021
As part of a wider investment to expand and upgrade ‘world-class’ research infrastructure, the CLIMB project has received a £1.2 million funding boost from UKRI.
On the 16th December, we presented our first Showcase Event: SARS-CoV-2 sequencing to inform clinical care, public health interventions and policy decisions. Watch the recording of the event here.
18 Dec 2020
All viruses accumulate mutations as they evolve over time. But what are the drivers of viral evolution, and could antibody treatment have any influence on this process?
17 Dec 2020
This short history of the development of the COG-UK consortium is dedicated to everyone who has contributed to its success, with unlimited energy, enthusiasm, commitment and support.