COVID19

Initiatives to Intercept Pandemics Through Genomics

June 11, 2020
Three major initiatives in biodiversity genomics — BIOSCAN, Earth BioGenome Project, and Global Virome Project — have joined forces to deliver a “pandemic interception system” based upon comprehensive knowledge of pathogens and their hosts.

The Link Between Virus Spillover, Wildlife Extinction and the Environment

April 07, 2020
The Same Processes That Threaten Wildlife Increase Our Risk of Spillover

As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, a common question is, can infectious diseases be connected to environmental change? Yes, indicates a study published today from the University of California, Davis’ One Health Institute.