Episode 11: Hacking the Spread of COVID-19

5th June 2020

In this episode, we talk to Dr Emma Hodcroft on her research in tracking the evolution of the new coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2, and her journey into computer science and bioinformatics.

Emma is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Basel and co-developer for the Nextstrain project. She is an expert in phylogenetics and has previously worked on HIV, plant and fruit fly genetics.

You can read more about Emma's research on her website: http://emmahodcroft.com and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/firefoxx66