​​FutureFlu

Tracking H1N1pdm

Methods and Materials

Input: Over 125 million nucleotides from the genome of 67,280 influenza strains, spanning 100 years and all continents.

Tools: Over 2,500 lines of custom developed computer code in BioPython and online bioinformatics tools such as Clustal/Ω and RAxML.


Output: 1) Antigenicity Prediction Model that supplements Hemagglutinin Inhibition (HI) Assay for predicting the effectiveness of a vaccine.

​2) The antigenic drift of the current A/California/07/2009 vaccine.

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