Nathan Yozwiak

Nathan Yozwiak is associate director of Viral Genomics in the Infectious Disease Program of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. As a member of the Sabeti Lab, Yozwiak oversees projects studying Ebola and Lassa virus diagnostics and viral evolution in collaboration with partners in Sierra Leone and Nigeria. He is working to establish the African Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Disease (ACEGID) at Redeemer's University, Nigeria. His interests focus on global health policy, developing genomic diagnostic research and teaching tools, and expanding infectious disease research capacity in West Africa. Yozwiak received his Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases and Immunity from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the Broad in 2013.

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Yozwiak NL et al. Virus identification in unknown tropical febrile illness cases using deep sequencing.
 PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(2):e1485.

Yozwiak NL et al. Human enterovirus 109: a novel interspecies recombinant enterovirus isolated from a case of acute pediatric respiratory illness in Nicaragua.J Virol. 2010 Sep;84(18):9047-58.

Yozwiak NL et al. Make outbreak research open access.
 Nature 518, 477–479 (26 February 2015) doi:10.1038/518477a

Last updated date: August 2014