Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch
Dr. Trevor Bedford is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. He is a professor working in the vaccines and infectious disease division at Fred Hutch. Dr. Bedford uses powerful computers and complex statistical methods to study the rapid spread and evolution of viruses, including those that cause COVID-19, influenza, Ebola and Zika. He co-developed an open-source platform called Nextstrain that provides a continually updated view of publicly available viral genomic data alongside powerful analytic and visualization tools.
When: 9 a.m., Thursday, May 5.
Where: This is a free virtual event. RSVP now.
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As the pandemic hit, the world struggled to understand what had been previously unimaginable. Seattle’s Trevor Bedford, an infectious disease specialist with Fred Hutch, stepped in with up-to-the-minute explanations on Twitter. He earned a MacArthur grant to go with his meteoric rise on Twitter. We talk to him about being in the middle of the storm, and how it's changed the way he works. WATCH NOW
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The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.