A Research Team Co-led by Prof. Matthew McKAY Developed New Method to Identify Adaptive Mutations in Complex Evolving Populations which could Inform HIV Vaccine Design

A research team co-led by Prof. Matthew McKAY "has developed a method to study how HIV mutates to escape the immune system in multiple patients, which could inform HIV vaccine design". The paper was published in Nature Biotchnology on 30 November 2020.

Sohail, M.S., Louie, R.H.Y., McKay, M.R. et al. MPL resolves genetic linkage in fitness inference from complex evolutionary histories. Nat Biotechnol (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-020-0737-3

Muhammad Saqib SOHAIL, one of the co-authors, completed his PhD in ECE in 2019-20 under Prof. McKAY's supervision.  He is currently appointed as post-doctoral fellow in the Department. SOHAIL was the recipient of Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Award in 2013-14. 

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