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Tackling COVID-19 through genomics data sharing: Q&A with Dr. Yann Joly

Monday, November 30, 2020

Dr. Yann JolyThe data generated by the virus sequencing initiative (VirusSeq) of the Canadian COVID-19 Genomics Network (CanCOGeN) will help track the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), identify and monitor mutations that may influence disease severity or infectivity, and inform medical countermeasures.

Celebrating DNA Day 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020

It’s only April and 2020 is already shaping up to be one for the history books. A lot has changed in a short amount of time; the disruption has been jarring to say the least. Countries everywhere have implemented unprecedented health control measures and how we will recover – economically, socially and mentally – remains to be seen. What is certain, however, is that it will take time and resources.