The importance of using bioinformatics in understanding mutations in a virus



Dr. Sebastian Maurer-Stroh, Deputy Executive Director of the Bioinformatics Institute (BII), was featured recently in an episode of Asia's Changemakers sharing how his team uses computers to hunt for mutations and anomalies in viruses such as the hCoV-19 genome, to accurately diagnose patients, to better understand the changes and how to combat it with vaccines and drugs.

Link to video -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hJNjQfzV0E&feature=youtu.be
Link to article -> https://www.asianscientist.com/2020/08/features/asias-changemakers-sebastian-maurer-stroh/

Link to view Dr. Maurer-Stroh's research group -> https://www.a-star.edu.sg/bii/research/bsfd/psa