Sherpas detects recombination in virus strains

A software to detect recombination of existing virus strains in a new virus sequence

Sherpas is a new NGS tool capable of predicting recombination in viral read sequences, given a tree and reference sequences of known virus groups.

See preprint on bioRxiv (Posted June 22, 2020):

Rapid screening and detection of inter-type viral recombinants using phylo-k-mers


Sherpas preprint

Eric Rivals
CNRS Research Director in Computer Science and Bioinformatics

My research interests include string algorithms, bioinformatics, genomics.