Module 1.1 – What is Genomic Epidemiology?
Overview: This module provides an introduction to genomic epidemiology, with specific reference to SARS-CoV-2 sequencing for epidemiologic investigations.
Presenter: Nancy Chow, PhD (view bio)
Bioinformatics and Informatics Lead, CDC
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Armstrong, et al. New Engl J Med, 2020.
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Ladner, et al. Nat Med
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Gardy and Loman. Nat Rev Genet, 2018.
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Grubaugh, et al. Nat Microbiol
- Scientists have a powerful new tool for controlling the coronavirus: Its own genetic code.external icon
Dennis, et al. Washington Post, 2020
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Martin, et al. Science, 2021.
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Mercer and Salit. Nat Rev Genet, 2021.
- Genomic epidemiology data infrastructure needs for SARS-CoV-2: Modernizing pandemic response strategies.external icon
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