Australian Centre for Water
and Environmental Biotechnology

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Project Dates: 2020


This project will examine the concentration and extraction of virus RNA, amplification and sequencing the entire genome of the virus and bioinformatic analysis. Genomic information generated in this project will

  • Help monitor the spread of the virus and the impact of intervention methods in water system
  • Track the prevalence and distribution of key genes to guide vaccine development
  • Complement the PCR-based detection practise recommended the WHO.