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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

June 9, 2016

New potential treatment target for small-cell lung cancer identified; virologist Dr. Trevor Bedford named Pew scholar in biomedical science; two Fred Hutch researchers honored with endowed faculty chairs.

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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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Scientists who tweet

3 Fred Hutch researchers talk about getting #science out into the world, 140 characters at a time

March 11, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

A growing number of scientists are using Twitter to gather and deliver information as broadly and quickly as possible.

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Zika virus: 6 key things we don’t yet know

From lack of data to inconclusive blood tests to the unique challenges of pregnancy, experts weigh in on the knowledge gaps in this emerging infection

Feb. 2, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

The sudden appearance of Zika virus in the Americas — and the seemingly new tie to the birth defect where infants’ brains don’t full develop during pregnancy — underscore the huge gaps in our knowledge about the disease.

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Malaria vaccine’s protectiveness depends on genetics of parasite

Genomics study, analysis help explain partial effectiveness, offer insights for improvement

Oct. 21, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

An experimental vaccine set to to win WHO approval as the first to even partially protect children against malaria works better against one strain of the disease-causing parasite than others.

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