Study of 10-year-old flu samples finds virus’s evolution in individual transplant patients partially mirrors later global trends
June 27, 2017
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
When it comes to the flu, a few infected people may speak for the multitude. Evolutionary biologists have found that evolution in individual infections has parallels to the virus's later global evolution.
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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