November 19, 2020 meeting
November 24, 2020

Webinar 8: November 23rd, 2020 9:00am EST / 2:00pm GMT / 3:00pm CET Agenda: 1. Welcome & updates Speakers: Andrea Ganna (FIMM) [Slides], Matthew Solomonson (Broad) [Slides] Group discussion 2. COVID-19 HGI manuscript update Topics & speakers: a. Manuscript development process and status updates (Andrea Ganna, FIMM) b. Proposed consortium review process (Ben Neale, MGH & Broad) c. Initial proposed…

COVID-19 HGI Results for Data Freeze 4 (October 2020)
November 24, 2020

Written by Jamal Nasir, Brooke Wolford, and Kumar Veerapen on behalf of the COVID-19 HGI Edited by Emi Harry, Atanu Kumar Dutta, and Rachel Liao Note: The COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative (HGI) represents a consortium of over 1000 scientists from over 54 countries working collaboratively to share data, ideas, recruit patients and disseminate our findings. For a primer on our study design or the…

Disentangling the Molecular Relationships Underlying COVID-19 Severity
October 28, 2020

Written by Gita Pathak, PhD Edited by Brooke Wolford, BS & Kumar Veerapen, PhD The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 has drastically impacted global health by resulting in millions of COVID-19 cases and deaths of more than 200,000 individuals. The wide-ranging symptoms observed in COVID-19 patients have led researchers to focus on the diversity of the human genome for clues that may explain the individual…

October 23, 2020 meeting
October 28, 2020

Webinar 7: October 23rd, 2020 9am EDT / 1:00pm GMT / 2:00pm BST Agenda: 1. Welcome & updates (20 min) Speakers: Andrea Ganna (FIMM), Juha Karjalainen (FIMM), Brooke Wolford (UMich) & Kumar Veerapen (Broad) & group discussion [Slides] 2. Sequencing & analysis efforts for COVID19 samples (25 min) Speakers: Jack Kosmicki (Regeneron) [Slides] Brent Richards (McGill) [Slides] & group discussion…