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COVID-19 Research

Fig3 F The phylogeny and spatiotemporal spread of SARS-CoV-2
FastA The progenitor of SARS-CoV-2
Group of authors Authors contribution genome sequences

Publications and Preprint

1. PLoS Biology published a paper on March 12th examining the early evolutionary history of SARS-CoV-2

https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3001115

2. The Pond lab has been involved with international efforts to characterize the evolutionary dynamics of variants of concern:

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03402-9
https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.26.21252554v1.full

3. The Pond lab is tracking convergent evolutionary patterns in various SARS-CoV-2 lineages which we hypothesize arose due to immune selective pressure.

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.23.21252268v2