Scientists sequence over 1,000 Covid-19 genomes to aid pandemic response – University of Sheffield

Scientists at the University of Sheffield and clinicians from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have reached a major milestone of their work as part of a national effort to map the spread of coronavirus The teams have now uploaded a staggering 1,000 genome sequences to the Covid-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium, helping researchers around […]

Whole genomes of coronavirus from UK patients sequenced by Sheffield scientists – University of Sheffield

Scientists at the University of Sheffield, in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Virology team, have sequenced their first two genomes of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with samples collected from patients treated in the UK.The genomes have been published to the international viral sequence database GISAID to help track the virus and investigate how it is […]

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