February 1, 2022 meeting
February 07, 2022

Webinar 13: February 1st, 2022 11:00am EST / 4:00pm GMT / 6:00pm CET Agenda 1. Welcome Speaker: Andrea Ganna, FIMM [slides] 2. Data Freeze 7 analysis update Speaker: Juha Karjalainen, FIMM [slides] 3. Long COVID Working group update Speaker: Vilma Lammi, FIMM (with Hanna Ollila, Broad Institute, Samuel Jones, FIMM and Tomoko Nakanishi, McGill) [slides] 4. Community Scientific Updates Topics…

Exploring the puzzle of HLA immunogenetics in COVID-19 patients
December 15, 2021

Written by Venceslas Douillard, Jamal Nasir, PhD, Nathan Pearson, PhD, Jeffrey Rosenfeld, PhD and Sophie Limou, PhD Edited by Brooke Wolford, PhD Note: This blog is intended for an audience of scientists and contains terminology specific to the field of genetics & genomics. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 shook our lives almost two years ago. The virus has infected at least 251 million individuals and…

September 20, 2021 meeting
September 27, 2021

Webinar 12: September 20th, 2021 10:00am EDT / 3:00pm BST / 4:00pm CEST Agenda 1. Welcome (5 min) Speaker: Andrea Ganna, FIMM [slides] 2. Data Freeze 6 analysis update (15 min) Speaker: Gita Pathak, Yale University (with Nadia Hareimana, MSSM and Mattia Cordioli, FIMM) [slides] 3. Working group updates (25 min) Topics & speakers: a. Long COVID working group update, Vilma Lammi, FIMM (with Hanna…

Data Freeze 6 Summary
July 30, 2021

COVID-19 HGI Results for Data Freeze 6 (June 2021) Written by Chloe Kirk, BS and Guillaume Butler Laporte, MD Edited by Brooke Wolford, PhD and Kumar Veerapen, PhD Note: The COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative (HGI) represents a consortium of over 3000 scientists from over 54 countries working collaboratively to share data, ideas, recruit patients and disseminate our findings. For a primer on our…