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    23rd February 2021

    The story of CADDE’s research mapping SARS-CoV-2

    The story of CADDE’s research mapping SARS-CoV-2 has been published in the project, ‘De Pelotas A Boa Vista: parcerias científicas para enfrentar a pandemia’, along with four other highlighted research cases about COVID-19 in Brazil. CADDE is the first case; launched by Bori Agência on the 23 February. Read more: A publication on scientific partnerships …

    22nd January 2021

    New mutations raise specter of ‘immune escape’ – Editorial in Science

    Read about how CADDE researchers are studying the rise in SARS-CoV-2 cases in Manaus and the new mutations in this editorial in Science, featuring the two recent posts in Virological that characterise the emergent lineage. Read the article in Science here

    15th January 2021

    Herd immunity by infection is not an option – Editorial in Science

    The implications of our paper ‘Three-quarters attack rate of SARS-CoV-2 in the Brazilian Amazon during a largely unmitigated epidemic‘ have been discussed in an editorial in Science. Read the article about the publication in Science here.

    18th December 2020

    Brazilians of the year 2020 – ISTOÉ

    CADDE Postdoctoral Researcher, Jaqueline Goes de Jesus, has been honoured by ISTOÉ as part of ‘Brazilians of the year 2020’. The honour was for standing out in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by leading a team of scientists to accomplish the feat of sequencing the genome in 48hrs. Click here to find out more.

    26th November 2020

    A team of health professionals is trained to work in Genomic Surveillance in the State

    A Genomic Surveillance area of the State Health Surveillance Center (CEVS) was developed which involved training 15 professionals, coordinated by CADDE Principal Investigator, Dr Ester Sabino due to pioneering sequencing of COVID-19 earlier this year. The group developed projects using the MinION from Oxford Nanopore for genetic sequencing, and were trained by members of the …

    27th October 2020

    Personalities of the Year 2020 – British Chamber

    On the 27th October 2020, CADDE Principal Investigator, Dr Ester Cerdeira Sabino and CADDE Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr Jaqueline Goes De Jesus, were named personalities of the year by the British Chamber of Commerce. The Board and the Executive Committees of Britcham elected them both to be honoured and recognised as the “Personalities of the Year …

    4th September 2020

    ‘A Cientista Negra’ honours CADDE scientists

    CADDE Principal Investigator Dr Ester Sabino and CADDE Postdoctoral Researcher Dr Jaqueline Goes De Jesus were portrayed in ‘A Cientista Negra’ due to their scientific contributions. The municipal project for the culture of São Paulo is a program developed to enhance cultural initiatives.   

    2nd August 2020

    COVID Reference Top 10

    On the 2nd August 2020 the CADDE Publication ‘Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of the COVID-19 epidemic in Brazil’ was included in COVID Reference Top 10. CADDE Principal Investigator, Dr Nuno Rodrigues Faria, Dr Julio Croda and colleagues present and contextualise Brazilian COVID-19 cases for March, April and May 2020. Full-text

    15th May 2020

    Online Webinar: Projections for the future: Do they help or hinder?

    On Monday 18th May at 2pm BST / 10am BRT there will be a webinar about the recent publication Report 21 – Estimating COVID-19 cases and reproduction number in Brazil. Dr Samir Bhatt and Dr Thomas Mellan from the Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London will be discussing modelling COVID-19 transmission …

    7th March 2020

    Turma da Mónica honors CADDE researchers

    CADDE principal investigator Ester Sabino and postdoc Jaqueline Goes de Jesus have been honored by Mauricio de Sousa creator of Monica’s Gang or Monica and Friends (in Portuguese Turma da Mônica) for their work on leading coronavirus genome sequencing in Brazil. The project, entitled “Donas da Rua”, celebrates important women in the areas of science, arts, and politics, among …