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A big-picture look at the world’s worst Ebola epidemic

International team of scientists show how real-time sequencing and data-sharing can help stop the next outbreak

April 12, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

An international team of scientists analyzed 1,610 Ebola virus genomes for the most comprehensive look to date at the how the 2013-2016 epidemic spread, proliferated and declined across the three West African countries most affected.

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Open Science Prize goes to software tool for tracking viral outbreaks

Nextstrain wins international competition by making it easier to share, analyze genetic-sequencing data of spreading viruses

Feb. 28, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

After three rounds of competition — one of which involved a public vote — a software tool developed by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Basel to track Zika, Ebola and other viral disease outbreaks in real time has won the first-ever international Open Science Prize.

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A Q&A with Fred Hutch's Dr. Trevor Bedford

'Trying to be useful instead of trying to be clever': An evolutionary biologist-virologist-immunologist-computer-wonk finds his niche

Dec. 21, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's Dr. Trevor Bedford takes time away from figuring out how flu strains move around the world and wrangling Zika metadata to explain how he came to do what he does — and just what that entails.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Oct. 27, 2016

Good News: Halloran honored in Rome; Hutch nominated for nonprofit of the year; Obliteride amassed $2.4M.

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Real-time tool for predicting outbreaks advances in Open Science Prize competition

Nextstrain, which tracks viral mutations, wins first phase of international competition

May 9, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

A software tool for tracking viral disease outbreaks developed by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Max Planck Institutes has won the first phase of the first-ever Open Science Prize, an international competition aimed at making both the results and the process of research widely accessible to the public.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

April 21, 2016

Women’s Health Initiative receives AACR Team Science Award; Andrew Hsieh awarded AACR NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research; Designing an off-the-shelf nanoparticle-based immunotherapy; Fred Hutch’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division contributes to early study of promising Ebola vaccine

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