The Brain Channel
Reconstructing a Rabies Epidemic: Byte by Byte
Premiere Date: 5/8/2017; 52 minutes
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A vast majority of the newly discovered human pathogens are viruses that have jumped to humans from an animal host ("cross-species transmission"). Find out how biologists and computer scientists have collaborated and used cutting edge ultra-deep sequencing technology to study the dynamics of a 2009 rabies outbreak to better understand emergent viruses, such as Ebola and Zika. (#32072)