Viral evolution
Tracing Zika’s Spread Through Genetics
Tracing Zika’s Spread Through Genetics
Jef Akst | May 25, 2017
DNA sequencing reveals that the virus responsible for the recent outbreak in the Americas originated in Brazil in 2014 and circulated undetected for months before the first cases were reported.
Tracking Zika’s Evolution
Tracking Zika’s Evolution
Jef Akst | Apr 15, 2016
Sequence analysis of 41 viral strains reveals more than a half-century of change. 
tenOever on microRNA and Vaccines
tenOever on microRNA and Vaccines
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2014
January 2014 Scientist to Watch Benjamin tenOever discusses his research.
Benjamin tenOever: Going Viral
Benjamin tenOever: Going Viral
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2014
Professor, Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Age: 36
Viral in Valencia
Viral in Valencia
Chris Palmer | Oct 1, 2013
A genetic analysis that tracks the evolution of pathogens helped incriminate a Spanish anesthetist who infected hundreds of patients with hepatitis C.
Roadmap to an HIV Vaccine
Roadmap to an HIV Vaccine
Sabrina Richards | Apr 3, 2013
Researchers track the evolution of HIV in a single patient to understand what drives the production of broadly neutralizing antibodies.