A new UC San Diego lab, the EXCITE Lab, has created a program to offer low-cost, rapid coronavirus tests to local schools and organizations, and reopened private schools in La
Researchers say viral transmission risk is low, even when candies are handled by infected persons, but hand washing and disinfecting collected sweets reduces risk even further. In a study published October
A $5 million grant from National Institutes of Health will fund program to use expansive, new testing platform to assess and assist underserved communities hard-hit by the pandemic.
UC San Diego’s in-person activities are off to a safe start under the campus’ Return to Learn program. With the beginning of the fall quarter on Sept. 28, 5,730 undergraduate
College students nationwide have been shrugging off the pandemic, leading to tens of thousands of COVID-19 infections and billions of dollars in costs. UC San Diego will heavily rely on
UC San Diego’s fall plan continues to evolve, informed by the university’s Return to Learn program. Students, faculty and staff were invited to submit their questions about the importance of testing wastewater
As the beginning of the school year nears, the university is preparing to ramp up its testing of sewage for the coronavirus. The goal: Monitor the progress of the pandemic
Both established and recent research about the mental, emotional, and physical benefits of gardening abounds. California’s own universities and colleges produce and verify much of this research, and the UC
An international team of researchers has conducted a study showing that differences in the human microbiome may influence the ability of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to infect
Dr. Robert “Chip” Schooley, a professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a leader of UC San Diego’s Return to Learn program addresses
Research groups around the globe are looking to see whether urban wastewater monitoring can be integrated into surveillance systems for SARS-CoV-2 and other pathogens.
To live long, healthy lives, research suggests looking towards the gut microbiome to ward off chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, or type 2 diabetes. Sun Genomics, a