TWiEVO 54: Rough drafts of SARS-CoV-2 science

April 25, 2020

Nels and Vincent continue their discussion of SARS-CoV-2 from an evolutionary viewpoint, including function of the furin cleavage site, whether Vervet cells are an informative system, another bat isolate, and a nomenclature to assist genomic epidemiology.

Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello

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2 comments on “TWiEVO 54: Rough drafts of SARS-CoV-2 science

  1. Laetitia Apr 25, 2020

    How do you take into account the bias introduced in these thousands of genomes by the sequencing method or algortimes used? How do you make sure the few pointmutations observed or not technical artifacts?


  2. Michellie Hernandez Apr 28, 2020

    Idea: Can phylogenetic computational algorithm be developed to help contact testing and map out how SARS CoV-2 has moved between cities and towns in the USA.