COVID-19 HGI Results for Data Freeze 3 (July 2020)
September 25, 2020

Brooke Wolford and Kumar Veerapen, on behalf of the COVID-19 HGI The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the everyday lives of societies around the world. Scientists around the world are working hard to better understand the virus and disease. We represent one such group—the COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative (HGI)—an international team of geneticists focused on identifying human genetic variation that…

August 27, 2020 meeting
August 28, 2020

Webinar 5: August 27th, 2020 10:00am EDT / 2pm GMT / 3pm BST Agenda: 1. Welcome & updates (15 min) Speaker: Andrea Ganna (FIMM) [Slides] Reading: Analysis plan v1.1 2. Dissemination of scientific results (15 min) Speaker: Mark Daly (FIMM) [Slides] Ben Neale (MGH/Broad) & group discussion [Slides] 3. Lightning talks presenting new science (30 min) Speakers: Genevieve Roberts (Ancestry) [Slides…

July 2, 2020 meeting
July 02, 2020

Webinar 4: July 2nd, 2020 9:00pm EDT / 1pm GMT / 2pm BST Agenda: 1. Welcome & updates Speaker: Andrea Ganna (FIMM) [Slides] 2. Terms of use discussion Speaker: Mark Daly (FIMM) & group discussion Reading: ToU Proposal 3. Community updates Speakers: Patrick Sulem (deCODE) [Slides] Daniel Wilson (BDI, Oxford) [Slides] 4. Lightning talks presenting in silico analyses Contributors and results are…

In-silico follow-up results
June 29, 2020

Here we post the results from the in-silico follow up analysis done of summary statistics from release 3. Heritability, genetic correlations and MAGMA Summary: We created a map of candidate genomic regions associated with COVID19 phenotypes and explored the functional implications of the candidate variants/genes based on known bioinformatics sources using the functional annotation platform FUMA…