Episode 52

EP 52: Population-scale viral sequencing with Dr Jeff Barrett, Lead Statistical Geneticist for COG-UK


December 9th, 2020

39 mins 18 secs

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About this Episode

On this episode of the podcast Patrick is joined by returning guest Dr Jeff Barrett. Jeff is the the lead statistical geneticist for The COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK).

Patrick and Jeff discuss COG-UK's sequencing operation that is tracking viral spread around the UK, how to identify super spreader events from virus data, what is known about re-infection from COVID19, and results from the vaccine trials and what the next year may hold.