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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 genome sequencing. Through a £20 million investment, the consortium will look for breakthroughs that help the UK respond to this and future pandemics, and save lives.

For full details see: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/news/latest/2020/03/birmingham-joins-covid-19-genome-sequencing-alliance-to-map-spread-of-coronavirus.aspx

Thu 26 Mar 2020, 15:09