Landmark Ideas Series: Searching for the Origin of Covid-19
Speaker: Alina Chan, at the Broad Institute at MIT and Harvard University
Date: November 15, 2021 at 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Talk details will be forthcoming.
Dr. Alina Chan is a postdoctoral researcher with a background in medical genetics, synthetic biology, and vector engineering. At the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, Dr. Chan is currently creating next generation vectors for human gene therapy. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Chan began to investigate problems relevant to finding the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and in parallel spearheaded the development of the COVID-19 CoV Genetics (covidcg.org) browser for scientists worldwide to rapidly track virus lineages and mutations by locations and date ranges of interest.