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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements to people involved in the course
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Many thanks to all those who were involved in the making of the course From Swab to Server: testing, sequencing and sharing during a pandemic

Course Educators

Dr Ana Filipe
Head of the Genomics facility at MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, United Kingdom

Dr Leigh Jackson
COG-Train Scientific Lead, United Kingdom

Moses Luutu Nsubuga
Biomedical Scientist at the Makerere University Biomedical Research Centre, Uganda

Rogers Kamulegeya
Coordinator Integrated Biorepository of H3Africa Uganda and Teaching Assistant Molecular Biology at the Makerere University, Uganda

Online Course Developer

Dr Liã Bárbara Arruda
Education Developer at Wellcome Connecting Science

Global Contributors

Dr Camila Romano
Scientific Researcher at the Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo and the Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo

Dr Collins ​​Otieno
Project Lead at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, Ethiopia

Dodge Lim
Science Research Specialist at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines

MD Emmanuel Nasinghe
Research Associate at the Makerere University, Uganda

Faith Nakazzi
Research Assistant at the Makerere University Biomedical Research Centre, Uganda

Gideon Nsubuga
Quality Manager at the IRH3AU, Makerere University, Uganda

Dr Harper VanSteenhouse
President at the BioClavis Ltd, United Kingdom and United States of America

Lei Lanna Dancel
Supervising Science Research Specialist at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines

Malebo Malope
Lecturer and Genetic Counsellor at the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Maria Magdalene Namaganda
Bioinformatics Scientist at the Makerere University, Uganda

Ma. Ricci Gomez
Biologist at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines

Newton Lwanga
Data Manager at the integrated Biorepository of H3Africa in Uganda, Makerere University, Uganda

Prof Paúl Cárdenas
Associate Professor at the Instituto de Microbiología, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

Rodrigue Bikangui
Head of Immunology and molecular Laboratory at the Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné, Gabon

Dr Sarah Mwangi
Implementation Science Expert for Pathogen Genomics at Africa CDC, Ethiopia

Dr Senjuti Saha
Director & Scientist at the Child Health Research Foundation, Bangladesh

Course Reviewers

Dr Cassandra Soo
Laboratory manager at Wellcome Connecting Science, United Kingdom

Prof Ricardo Khouri
Professor at the Universidade Federal da Bahia and Public Health Researcher at FIOCRIZ Bahia, Brazil

Contributors from the COG-UK consortium

Prof Sharon Peacock
Executive Director and Chair at COG-UK and Head of COG-Train, University of Cambridge

Prof Alistair Darby
Co-Director of the Centre for Genomic Research, University of Liverpool

Dr Catherine Ludden
Director of COG-Train and Director of Operations at COG-UK, University of Cambridge

Dr Ewan Harrison
Director of Data Science and Deputy Director for COG-UK

Ellena Brooks
Project coordinator for operations at COG-UK

Kim Smith
Project coordinator at COG-UK

Angela Beckett
Specialist Research Technician at the University of Portsmouth

Prof Darren Smith
Associate Professor, Northumbria University

Prof Emma Thomson
Clinical Professor of Infectious Diseases at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research

Hanna Pymont
Clinical Scientist in Microbiology at the United Kingdom Health Security Agency

Dr Kirstyn Brunker
Research Associate at the University of Glasgow

Prof Mark Webber
Group Leader at the Quadram Institute

Dr Muhammad Yasir
Researcher at the Quadram Institute

MD Nathan Moore
Molecular Scientist at the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Sam Robson
Reader in Genomics and Bioinformatics at the University of Portsmouth

Dr Sharon Glaysher
Biomedical Scientist at the University of Portsmouth

Stephanie Hutchings
Trainee Clinical Scientist at the United Kingdom Health Security Agency

Dr Sunando Roy
Research Associate at the University College of London

Wellcome Connecting Science

Online Courses Education Manager Dr Rachel Berkson
Online Courses Senior Education Developer Dusanka Nikolic MSc MA
Education Developer Jorge Batista da Rocha
A/Head of Courses and Global Training Dr Alice Matimba
Head of Conferences and Online Training Dr Treasa Creavin

COG-Train

Programme Manager Peter Thomas-McEwen
Project Manager Anna Markov

Filmed and produced by Colin Ramsay Edited by Daria Hupov
DragonLight Films Ltd.

Film editing by Mariana Vaz

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