Using genomics to identify the exact strains of bacteria responsible for cholera outbreaks has overturned centuries of thought about the very nature of the disease. Integrating genomics into cholera surveillance efforts will be vital to track and ultimately end the current pandemic, as well as reduce the threat of future ones.
How did the pandemic impact the role of women in science? And what will its legacy be? These were just some of the questions discussed at the Snapshots of Women in COG: Scientific excellence during the COVID-19 pandemic book launch event
This has been a year that none of us will forget in a hurry. The Institute is immensely proud of the way our staff have pulled together, and the work we have managed to achieve