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Efrem Lim is an expert in viruses, biomedicine, microbiology and molecular biology.

He is a virologist and an assistant professor in the School of Life Sciences, and the Biodesign Center for Fundamental and Applied Microbiomics.

Lim's research focuses on viromes, microbiomes and the SARS-CoV-2 viral strain.

Professor Lim created the "Lim Lab" at ASU which integrates molecular virology and bioinformatics approaches in clinical cohorts.

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My lab studies new viruses, so when people are sick with unknown etiology, we take clinical samples to sequence and identify new pathogens. We also study the microbiome, a very diverse collection of microbes in our body.

— Efrem Lim, ASU News