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    9th January 2023

    CADDE Workshop on Portable Metagenomics for Pathogen Surveillance

    The CADDE Genomic Epidemiology Workshop (2 to 6 December 2019) is a training hands-on course based on integrating Oxford Nanopore MinION sequencing with genetic data analysis for outbreak investigation.

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    11th May 2022

    FAPESP Visits CADDE at Imperial College London

    The Centre for Arbovirus Discovery, Diagnosis, Genomics and Epidemiology (CADDE) brings together academics from Imperial, University of Oxford, and partners in Brazil, and is at the forefront of genomic analysis and the COVID-19 response in Brazil. The Centre is jointly lead by Dr Nuno Faria at Imperial College London and Professor Ester Sabino at the …

    24th February 2022

    Successful Women 2021: Forbes Brasil

    Dr Jaqueline Goes de Jesus has been featured as one of the 20 Successful Women in Brazil,  in the 94th Edition of Forbes Brasil. Dr Goes and the CADDE team sequenced the novel coronavirus in less than 48 hours in Brazil and is featured alongside 19 other inspiring women that are highlighted for their expertise …

    10th December 2021

    App for real time disease monitoring

    A collaborative effort of the UK-Brazil CADDE project including the LSHTM have shown how real time insights into disease spread can be shown using online web apps. The team have developed an app to monitor the development of the COVID-19 epidemic in Brazil in real time at a local level. In their publication in The …

    17th November 2021

    Dr Jaqueline Goes representing CADDE at Lemann Foundation – Oxford University

    The Lemann Foundation held a launch event for their new initiative on the 16th November at the Blavatnik School in Oxford to discuss COVID-19, health and education in Brazil. Dr Jaqueline Goes represented the CADDE Project in a panel discussion alongside Professor Sir Andrew Pollard (Director Oxford Vaccine Group),  Dr Beatriz Kira (COVID-19 Government Response …

    28th October 2021

    Tracking COVID-19 in Brazil

    The CADDE Project research on tracking SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil and generating the first COVID-19 genomes from South America is presented in a case study by the UKRI. Key research papers are highlighted by the UKRI, emphasising the importance of developing partnerships with international collaborators to track infectious diseases. Read more here

    22nd September 2021

    COVID-19 pandemic warns of need to monitor new infectious agents, say scientists – Online Seminar

    CADDE PI Ester Sabino participated in an online seminar with Agência FAPESP, highlighting the urgent need for expanding surveillance and monitoring of infectious diseases. Strategies are need to be developed to detect the risk of epidemics before they occur. Read more here Photo and article: Agência FAPESP    

    7th September 2021

    CADDE project discovers Covid-19 P.1/Gamma variant – Case Study

    The CADDE Project involves researchers from the UK and Brazil, who ensured a fast and effective response to COVID-19. The response to which, required researchers to develop an extensive network of collaborators to nationally embed skills and expertise in cutting edge technologies The Newton Fund have outlined the CADDE Project and it’s response to COVID-19 …

    5th August 2021

    Dr Jaqueline Goes de Jesus who led coronavirus sequencing team honoured with doll

    On 28 Feb 2020 our team led by Dr Jaqueline Góes de Jesus sequenced the first SARS-CoV-2 genomes from Latin America. Scientists in the Global South are working tirelessly to increase sequencing capacity and response to SARS-CoV-2. Mattel the toy manufacturer chose Brazilian biomedical scientist Jaqueline Góes de Jesus to be honored with the Barbie …

    24th June 2021

    Brazil needs a coordinated and cooperative approach to tackle COVID-19 – correspondence piece

    A correspondence letter from Professors Lorena Barbeira, Silvia Costa and Ester Sabino details the need for a coordinated and cooperative approach to tackle COVID-19 in Brazil. After more than 14 months under siege, Brazilians continue to suffer as they see thousands of people dying every day, killed by the fast-moving respiratory pathogen SARS-CoV-2. Families are …