Honors College "Fridays at 4" Guest Speaker Cassia Wagner
- Sunday, April 26, 2020 to Friday, May 8, 2020, from 4:00pm to 1:00pm
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Our special guest will be Cassia Wagner, an MSU Honors alum and current MD-PhD student at the University of Washington. She's working on the genomic epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in the lab of Dr. Trevor Bedford. She previously worked in Uganda starting a pediatric community medical clinic.
Cassia will be talking about how viral sequences of SARS-CoV-2 have helped track the spread and dynamics of COVID-19 For more information on this work, see https://nextstrain.org/. She'll also briefly share about navigating her career trajectory so far.
Her group’s work was in the NY Times this week! From 1 to 1,000s: Solving the Mysteries of Coronavirus With Genetic Fingerprints
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