News

Background story in Wired

Erika Check Hayden - who is a frequent contributor to Nature News and others - just published an article in Wired Magazine describing some of the work we do as part of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium. The article is focused on our work with Ebola survivors and outlines our research aimed at find new and better treatments for Ebola.  (more…)
June 30, 2015
Publications

Ebola paper out in Cell

In a large collaboration between the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium, Kenema Government Hospital, Harvard University, Broad Institute, Tulane University, Edinburgh University, the CDC, USAMRIID, and others we have just published a paper in Cell detailing the epidemiology, transmission, and evolution of Ebola virus over seven months in Sierra Leone.  (more…)
June 18, 2015
News

Come join the lab!

The Andersen Lab is officially opening at Scripps Research in May 2015. We're looking for people to come join us and are especially interested in postdocs and staff scientists with backgrounds in computational biology and/or experimental biology. (more…)
March 18, 2015
Publications

Rhabdo paper out in PNTD

Our new paper on the discovery of two novel rhabdoviruses in Nigeria is out in PLoS Neglected. In this study we used NextGeneration Illumina sequencing to look for viruses in the blood of sick and healthy individuals. Surprisingly, we discovered the presence of two completely rhabdoviruses in healthy individuals. (more…)
March 18, 2015