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

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

Solving a computational puzzle, a UCSC team created a dynamic evolutionary tree to enable real-time genomic contact tracing SANTA CRUZ, CA – April 13, 2020 – Early in the pandemic, UCSC knew they wanted to help researchers tracking the virus. During the 2013 Ebola...
Complicated legacies: The human genome at 20

Complicated legacies: The human genome at 20

Complicated legacies: The human genome at 20 Algorithmic biology unleashed Hallam Stevens | Science Magazine | February 5, 2021 Millions of people today have access to their personal genomic information. Direct-to-consumer services and integration with other “big...
Intended consequences statement

Intended consequences statement

As the biodiversity crisis accelerates, the stakes are higher for threatened plants and animals. Rebuilding the health of our planet will require addressing underlying threats at many scales, including habitat loss and climate change. Conservation interventions such...
Unlocking the Covid Code

Unlocking the Covid Code

Unlocking the Covid Code Scientists can now sequence an entire genome overnight. This technology has been the key tool in identifying and tracking Covid variants. Jon Gertner | New York Times | March 25, 2021 Edward Holmes was in Australia on a Saturday morning in...