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Trevor Bedford

Biology, informatics, and infectious disease researcher, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Bedford, a computational biologist, tracks how viruses evolve, something that left him well-positioned to help sound an early public alarm about SARS-CoV-2. His work earned him a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant last year. Using NextStrain, an open-source platform he co-developed to detect new viruses and address outbreaks, he continues to provide real-time views of more than a dozen, ever-evolving strains of SARS-CoV-2.

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  • Seattle, WA


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