The Bay Area experts who are building COVID-19’s evolutionary tree of life

UCSC project reveals the path and pattern of dangerous contagion

Professor of Biomolecular Engineering Russell Corbett-Detig points at a computer screen displaying a phylogenetic tree diagram of Covid variants while being assisted by graduate student Alex Kramer while at Sinsheimer Labs located at the University of California Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

September 5, 2021 | Lisa M. Krieger | Mercury News

As new generations of the COVID-19 virus multiply across the globe, a team of UC Santa Cruz computational experts is bringing order to chaos.

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