• [Apr, 2022] Carol Bao and Xuan Wang join the lab for Spring and Summer internships

  • [Jan, 2022] Cheng Ye et al. release a preprint on matOptimize: a parallel tree optimization tool capable of handling million-scale SARS-CoV-2 phylogenies

  • [Jan, 2022] Yatish starts teaching the graduate course ECE 284: Parallel Computing in Bioinformatics

  • [Jan, 2022] Alireza Mohammadidoost (PhD, ECE) joins the lab. Welcome, Alireza!

  • [Dec, 2021] Cheng Ye et al. release a preprint on pandemic-scale phylogenetics, which is covered by The Medical News

  • [Nov, 2021] Yatish is quoted by The Guardian on the Omicron variant

  • [Nov, 2021] Yatish gives a talk on "Pandemic-scale Phylogenetics" in the CSE 290 class at UCSD

  • [Nov, 2021] Angie Hinrichs (UCSC) highlights UShER and matOptimize at the StaPH-B meeting

  • [Sep, 2021] Manuscript on matUtlils and the UCSC SARS-CoV-2 tree database published in Molecular Biology and Evolution (MBE)

  • [Sep, 2021] Sumit Walia (PhD, ECE) and Kyle Smith (UG, Bioinformatics) join the lab. Welcome, Sumit and Kyle!

  • [Sep, 2021] RIPPLES and UShER are featured in an article in The Scientist

  • [Sep, 2021] Devika and Shoh wrap up their summer research internships. Congratulations!

  • [Aug, 2021] Yatish provides a tutorial on UShER at the Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME 2021)

  • [Aug, 2021] The Medical News features our work on SARS-CoV-2 recombination

  • [Aug, 2021] A preprint on RIPPLES, with contributions from Yatish (co-first author) and Cheng, is posted on bioRxiv

  • [Jul, 2021] Yatish interviews with The Wired on the Delta variant

  • [Jul, 2021] Yatish officially starts at UCSD as an Assistant Professor

  • [May, 2021] UShER is featured by GenomeWeb, UCSC NewsCenter, MedicalXPress, and several other media outlets

  • [May, 2021] Manuscript on UShER published in Nature Genetics

  • [Apr, 2021] Devika Torvi and Shoh Mollenkamp join the lab for Spring and Summer internships

  • [Apr, 2021] Zihao Kong joins the lab for research

  • [Apr, 2021] Yatish gives a seminar talk on UShER for the BME 281C class at UCSC

  • [Apr, 2021] UCSC makes an announcement about the UShER-based SARS-CoV-2 tree that just surpassed 1M genomes

  • [Apr, 2021] Yatish contributes to a manuscript published in Genome Biology and Evoution (GBE)

  • [Jan, 2021] Cheng Ye (UG, ECE) joined the lab