Genomic Surveillance Unit

The Unit supports partners worldwide with practical tools for pandemic preparedness and local infectious disease control.

We develop, run, support and maintain open products: all the way from sample collection in the field, through high-throughput laboratory sequencing, to the delivery and interrogation of analysis-ready data.

Connect with us on Twitter

For #WorldNTDDay we spoke to Dr. Tess Attenborough about her work understanding the biology of #schistosomiasis, and the role of #genomics in the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Today is #WorldNTDDay, raising awareness of the devastating impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Check out our latest blog post on huge potential of #genomics to understand, and fight, NTDs


Our latest article highlights the incredible contributions of women during the pandemic. In genomics and beyond, women have played a vital role in the fight against COVID-19. Check out the link to learn more #WomenInSTEM #COVID19 #WomenLeading