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COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
April 20, 2021

Written by: James Priest, Brooke Wolford, Nirmal Vadgama, Sophie Limou, M Medina Gomez, Atanu Kumar Dutta, Claudia Schurmann, Fauzan Ahmad, Jamal Nasir, Kumar Veerapen Note: The COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative (HGI) represents a consortium of over 2000 scientists from over 54 countries working collaboratively to share data, ideas, recruit patients and disseminate our findings. For a primer on…

April 9, 2021
April 15, 2021

Webinar 10: April 9th, 2021 9:00am EDT / 2:00pm BST / 3:00pm CEST Agenda: 1. Welcome (5 min) Speaker: Andrea Ganna, FIMM 2. Manuscript revisions & resubmission update (25 min) Speakers: Mari Niemi, FIMM; Shea Andrews, Icahn School of Medicine; Gita Pathak, Yale; Masa Kanai, Broad Institute [Slides] 3. New work (20 min) Topics & speakers: a. Plans to study the genetics of Post-Acute Sequelae of…

Whole Genome Sequencing/ Whole Exome Sequencing Working Group Update
April 15, 2021

Written by Guillaume Butler-Laporte, Minttu Marttila, Kumar Veerapen Note: This update is geared towards the scientific community as an update to note the sequencing analysis efforts in COVID-19 host genetics. If you have further enquiries, please send us an email at hgi-faq@icda.bio —we’d be happy to update the information here to provide more clarity. The COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative’s…

February 26, 2021 meeting
March 02, 2021

Webinar 10: February 26th, 2021 9:00am EST / 2:00pm GMT / 3:00pm CET Agenda: 1. Welcome & updates (35 min) Topics & speakers: a. Manuscript overview & timeline; next steps for HGI (Andrea Ganna, FIMM) [Slides] b. Manuscript review process & updated figures (Mari Niemi, FIMM; Shea Andrews, Icahn School of Medicine; Gita Pathak, Yale; Masa Kanai, Broad Institute) [Slides] 2. Community updates (2…