I am an Infectious Diseases physician and scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington in Seattle. My group focuses on mathematical modeling of HIV, herpes viruses and other viruses which infect humans. This website is a collection of informal observations on the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting my own impressions and citing articles of interest. Hopefully, in the future, I’ll have the opportunity to write here about other infections. For more information on my research, please visit my lab’s website:


All views expressed are my own.

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