Lunch Hour Seminar: Genomic Epidemiology in an Emerging Pandemic

Event Date(s): 11/03/2022

The Department of Preclinical Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences Presents a Lunch Hour Seminar Genomic Epidemiology in an Emerging Pandemic by Dr. Áine O'Toole on Friday March 11, 2022 from 12noon - 1pm

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95885254376?pwd=RFI2VzVRTloxeHlGQUp2bXhad29mZz09

Meeting ID: 958 8525 4376 Passcode: 383023

Dr. Áine O'Toole, is a postdoctoral researcher in the Rambaut Group at Edinburgh University and a member of the ARTIC Network. She holds a BA in Genetics and an MRes in Molecular Evolution from Trinity College, Dublin and an MSc and PhD in Hosts, Pathogen and Global Health from Edinburgh University.

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. O'Toole developed software for viral surveillance and outbreak investigations of pathogens such as poliovirus and norovirus. Since 2020, she has worked in the phylogenetics core of the COVID-19 Genomics UH (COG-UK) Consortium, curated the Pango lineage system and developed software tools such as pangolin and civet to help researchers around the world track the spread of SARS-CoV-2.


Open to: | General Public |