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.
9 Dec 2020
Two reports submitted to SAGE describe the genomic history of SARS-CoV-2 in Scotland and Wales throughout the first epidemic wave, and into the second.
4 Dec 2020
As we learn more about COVID-19 and how the virus changes over time, the way we collect and sequence positive SARS-CoV-2 samples will continue to evolve.
24 Nov 2020
Read COG-UK partner Quadram Institute’s explainer blog on the latest findings of how the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads within care homes.
24 Nov 2020
Erik Volz and colleagues investigated the D614G mutation by using more than 25,000 viral genomes to understand the pandemic in real-time.
18 Nov 2020
Professor Sharon Peacock discusses the new £12.2 million funding from the Department of Health and Social Care Testing Innovation Fund — how the funds will be used and what it...