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NIH Stetten Lecture with Dr. Trevor Bedford: Evolutionary Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2

Photo credit: Robert Hood, Fred Hutch News Service

 

Established by NIGMS in 1982 and presented annually in honor of Dr. Stetten, the third NIGMS director, this annual lecture is part of the NIH Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series.

Video link: https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=43795

Date: October 20
Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm Eastern Time (US)

Speaker Trevor Bedford, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division; Associate Professor, Herbold Computational Biology Program; and Associate Professor, Human Biology Division, Fred Hutch. Bedford uses powerful computers and complex statistical methods to study the rapid spread and evolution of viruses, including those that cause COVID-19, influenza, Ebola and Zika. Data gathered from these processes help researchers develop successful strategies for monitoring and controlling infectious diseases.

For more information go to https://oir.nih.gov/wals