Zoom discussion - Slowing the Spread: How genomics can help us understand COVID-19

This is from Emily Boldy at the Wellcome Genome Campus...

Thursday 26 November, 6-7.30pm Online (zoom) In these unprecedented times we look to science for answers. Since lockdown, staff at the Wellcome Genome Campus have joined the fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic in a national genomics sequencing effort to understand and track the spread of the virus.

Join Dr Cordelia Langford and Prof Dominic Kwiatkowski in conversation with Dallas Campbell as they discuss the impact of this vital collaborative effort and the challenges of doing groundbreaking science in times of social distancing. Cordelia and Dominic are from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, where Cordelia is Director of Science Operations, and Dominic is Head of the Parasites and Microbes Programme. Dallas Campbell is a presenter and author, well known for presenting some of British television’s most popular factual programmes including: Bang Goes the Theory and The Sky at Night.

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