Trevor Bedford

Affiliate Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Affiliate Associate Professor, Genome Sciences

Arnold Building Room M1-B861
Box M2-C200
1100 Fairview Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109-

Research Interests

Dr. Bedford works at the interface of evolution, epidemiology and immunology. His research applies computational and statistical methods to understand viral dynamics. He is interested in using pathogen sequence data to make detailed inferences of pathogen transmission patterns. Previous research has focused on understanding antigenic drift in influenza virus, geographic spread of Ebola and within-host evolution of HIV.

Epidemiology Biography


PhD Biology, Harvard University, 2008

BA Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, 2002

In the News

COVID-19 trends haven't budged for weeks, and no one knows what's next
CNN, 08/11/2022

New versions of Omicron variant make gains against BA.2
CNN, 04/20/2022

2 new omicron variants are spreading in NY and elsewhere — here's what we know
NPR, 04/14/2022

FDA advisers meet to weigh future of booster doses, possible new strains
The Hill, 04/07/2022

White House must go further on new pandemic response, say former Biden advisers, outside experts
Washington Post, 03/07/2022

Omicron subtype BA.2 could prolong infection wave, experts say
Insider, 01/31/2022

New COVID-19 variants are in our future
WBFF, 12/30/2021

Omicron expected to surpass Delta in cases in King County by end of week, researchers say
KOMO 4, 12/21/2021

Omicron cases doubling every 2 to 3 days in King County
King 5, 12/20/2021

Omicron surge predicted to peak higher than delta wave in King County: ‘It’s here and it’s moving fast’
The Seattle Times , 12/20/2021