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SysBio workshop

We are pleased to announce the first annual CViSB Systems Biology workshop February 20-22, 2019 in La Jolla, CA. The workshop will focus on viral systems biology and the application of phylogenetic methods on the study of viruses. In addition, participants will hear from expert science communicators about the importance of effectively conveying scientific findings to the public. Leading infectious…
Kristian Andersen
December 11, 2018
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Ebola study w. VIC consortium

In two papers published in Cell and Cell Host Microbe CViSB investigators, together with colleagues from our VIC sister consortium, describe in detail antibody responses to Ebola. By systematic analysis of a large set of more than 170 monoclonal antibodies to Ebola virus, the researchers show which immunological features play key roles in protection against the virus. The researchers aimed to…
Kristian Andersen
August 9, 2018
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Rapid diagnosis of Lassa

A new study from VHFC researchers provide validation for a new rapid diagnostic test for Lassa fever. It is difficult to distinguish febrile illnesses that are common in West Africa from Lassa fever based solely on a patient’s clinical presentation. In this study, the field performance of recombinant antigen-based Lassa fever immunoassays was compared to that of quantitative polymerase chain…
Kristian Andersen
April 12, 2018
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We’re hiring

We are looking for postdocs, administrators, and staff scientists to join us in our mission to identify the factors determining outcomes of human infectious disease. We are looking for both wet-lab and computational biologists - people interested in 'field work' in Sierra Leone are more than welcome to apply. (more…)
Kristian Andersen
February 15, 2018
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Press Release

Scripps Research scientists receive $15 million to study viral outbreak survivors. With a new $15 million grant, scientists at Scripps Research are gearing up for an in-depth study of survivors of viral outbreaks. (more…)
Kristian Andersen
February 15, 2018