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Dan Ross

COVID-19 research at the Sanger Institute

We track, understand and combat COVID-19. Every day we read the genomes of thousands of viruses to track its spread, find new variants, and guide public health choices. We study how the virus enters our cells, and we develop new infection tests

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We've an exciting @mentor_podcast episode for you this week.

Are you torn between a career in academia or industry? Not sure which environment suits your skills best?
Tune in to 'Academia vs Industry' for a discussion around the pros & cons of each.

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Seen the latest news about #oesophagealcancer in @NatureGenet? Despite significant incidence differences in ESCC worldwide, there's no evidence of a mutational signature indicative of a exogenous exposure. But ABOPEC activation may be crucial.

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https://go.nature.com/3jFEErj

This week's http://covid19.sanger.ac.uk update: AY.4.2 continues slow climb in proportion: 9.7% in England in our most recent two week average, just over 10% if you look only at the most recent week of data. Another week consistent with small, but real, growth advantage vs. other Δ.