Open Science

Data & Projects

We make our data publicly available as soon as possible after generation.

Tools & Apps

Software packages, tools, and apps from our lab.

Protocols

Here you’ll find the various protocols that we have developed or use in our lab.

Talks

We give talks. Listen, don’t take notes, then come download all of our slides here.

Beer-O-Meter

Overview

We make mistakes. That’s one of the main reasons we make our data publicly available – so others can point it out and we can correct. For every mistake found we’re offering a beer – check back here for the tally and leaderboard.

Tally

9
Beers Owed

Leaderboard

Gytis Dudas

50%

Richard Neher

35%

Trevor Bedford

15%

Recent Data-related Blog Posts

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Age distribution of COVID-19 cases in San Diego County

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To understand the spread of COVID-19 in San Diego, we looked at the age distribution of COVID-19 over time (Figure 1). Data for this analysis was provided by the Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services agency through the San Diego Open GIS Data Portal. The visualization was inspired by Gytis Dudas's…
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Narrative 2 | Cross-border virus transmission

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English: To gain insights into the the emergence, spread, and transmission of COVID-19 in our community, we are working with a large number of partners to sequence SARS-CoV-2 samples from patients in San Diego and across the border in Tijuana. In this preliminary analysis we look at the how the outbreaks are connected between California, USA and Baja California, (more…)
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Narrative 1 | Genomic Epi in San Diego

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To gain insights into the the emergence, spread, and transmission of COVID-19 in our community, we are working with a large number of partners to sequence SARS-CoV-2 samples from infected patients in San Diego. This is our first preliminary analysis. (more…)

Recent Publications

SARS-CoV-2

SARS-CoV-2 ‘origin’ studies out in Science

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The COVID-19-causing coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, likely first spread to humans from animals in two separate transmission events in a Wuhan market in late November 2019, according to a pair of analyses by international teams co-led by Scripps Research scientists. The analyses, published July 26, 2022 in Science and released in earlier, pre-print versions in February, were based mainly on the locations of cases…
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SARS-CoV-2 surveillance study out in Nature

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It can be a bit smellier than other ways of monitoring COVID-19, but analyzing wastewater is a cheaper, faster and more accurate way for public health officials and researchers to detect rising cases. Bits and pieces of the SARS-CoV-2 virus are flushed down toilets and washed down sinks by infected individuals; more copies of the virus found in sewage means…
Catie Anderson

SARS-CoV-2 early epidemic study out in Cell

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Our study investigating one of the most explosive early COVID-19 outbreaks in the United States has been published in Cell. The emergence of the COVID-19 epidemic in the U.S. went largely undetected due to inadequate testing. New Orleans experienced one of the earliest and fastest accelerating outbreaks, coinciding with Mardi Gras. To gain insight into the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in…