Category results for: COVID-19

VCU News: Students’ plan for at-home COVID-19 testing kit recognized by Clinton Foundation

Four biology majors are among a team trying to develop an at-home testing kit for COVID-19 – work which has been recognized by the Clinton Foundation. Read the full article, “Students’ plan for at-home COVID-19 testing kit recognized by Clinton Foundation” by James Shea at VCU News. Teerth Patel, Sivam Bhatt, Nuhash Bhuiyan, and Anubhav […]

VCU News: Biology researcher explores a way to stop coronavirus infection cycle.

VCU News has published an article on extremely important research being conducted in Derek Prosser’s Membrane Biology Lab. Derek Prosser is investigating whether SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) can be stopped from entering cells. If it can, the infection life cycle can be broken. Read the full VCU News article “Is it possible to […]

Biology, Other CHS Units Donate PPE to VCU Health.

Last week, VCU Biology coordinated to donate boxes of personal protective equipment such as gloves and face masks to VCU Health in order to assist in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. VCU Biology would like to express deep gratitude to the various principal investigators and instructors who relinquished their lab supplies in support of VCU […]