Date
September 30 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021 (JST)
Speaker
Dr. Takashi Okada (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS)
Venue
via Zoom
Language
English

Seasonal influenza viruses undergo rapid evolution, which allows them to escape from human-immune-system responses and infect humans repeatedly. In this talk, I present some counter-intuitive properties observed in time-series data of viral sequence variation and then discuss how these strange properties can be explained by extending the standard framework of population genetics.