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New tools enable rapid analysis of coronavirus sequences and tracking of variants

Oldest DNA sequences reveal how mammoths evolved

UCSC’s Million-COVID-Genome Tree Could be a First

Researchers identify novel SARS-CoV-2 variant unregistered on genomic sequence databases

UShER: Ultrafast Sample placement on Existing tRees

U.S. Push to Find Covid Variants Remains Piecemeal, Disconnected

Milestones in Genomic Sequencing

Filling in the gaps telomere to telomere

UCSC gears up to to begin search for COVID-19 variants in Santa Cruz County

Scientists call for fully open sharing of coronavirus genome data

We’re on the hunt for COVID-19 genomes to end the pandemic

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Vaccines track released for the UCSC SARS-CoV-2 Genome Browser

Vaccines track released for the UCSC SARS-CoV-2 Genome Browser

May 11, 2021  UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute The UCSC Genome Browser team announced the release today of the Vaccines track for the UCSC SARS-CoV-2 Genome Browser. This track shows the alignment of three different mRNA vaccine sequences to the SARS-CoV-2 genome: The...

Oldest DNA sequences reveal how mammoths evolved

Oldest DNA sequences reveal how mammoths evolved

Caption: This illustration represents a reconstruction of the steppe mammoths that preceded the woolly mammoth, based on genetic analysis of ancient mammoth DNA. (Illustration by Beth Zaiken/Centre for Palaeogenetics) Analysis of ancient DNA sequences recovered from...

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The @IBSC_UCSC hosts Dr. Ericka Boone (NIH Division of Loan Repayment, Acting Director) to present her talk: "Imposter Syndrome: Confronting the Career Development Monster Hiding Under the Bed". Join us on May 27, 10am
(https://ibsc.ucsc.edu/events/dr-ericka-boone)

You can see new sequences from Brazil and the USA on http://nextstrain.org/ncov/south-america and http://nextstrain.org/ncov/north-america.

(Thanks to Pesquisa em Virologia Lab, @ucscgenomics, Sonic Reference Lab, @unccharlotte, @ColumbiaHIV)

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Just published! Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines track for the UCSC SARS-CoV-2 Genome Browser @GenomeBrowser Thank you @Fire__Lab at @StanfordMed @UCSC_BSOE Read here: https://bit.ly/3eEA1vN

1. Our paper just came out yesterday! It was an incredible team effort including: @yatishturakhia, Bryan Thornlow, @Nicola_De_Maio, Landen Gozashti, Angie Hinrichs, @RobLanfear, David Haussler. 🎉
Read it here: https://rdcu.be/ckjRK

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