Genome-wide Molecular Dating

COVID-19 & Evolutionary Analysis

We are hoping to apply our PoMo approach to COVID-19 data. However, because of sequencing errors the data is still not in a state in which advanced evolutionary analysis should be performed (e.g. population trees, estimation of accurate mutation rates, selection). Kosiol Group Alumni Nicola De Maio, Lukas Weilguny (now at the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute), and Rui Borges have done some great work including a some homoplasy analysis to improve the situation. The report is out at: