University of California San Diego
Hacking COVID-19 — Course 5: Tracing SARS-CoV-2's Evolution
University of California San Diego

Hacking COVID-19 — Course 5: Tracing SARS-CoV-2's Evolution

This course is part of Applied Bioinformatics Specialization

Taught in English

Mikhail Rayko
Niema Moshiri
Vikram Sirupurapu

Instructors: Mikhail Rayko

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There are 2 modules in this course

In Chapter 7, we will discuss how we can use rooted and dated phylogenetic trees to study the emergence of a virus, with the origins of COVID-19 as our primary inspiration, but with a real case study about HIV transmission as our focus.

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In Chapter 8, we will perform multiple sequence alignment, phylogenetic inference, tree rooting, and tree dating to investigate the "Italy First" hypothesis of COVID-19 origins.

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