The pandemic from the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) led to >170,000 deaths, including >14,500 in New York City (NYC) alone. This pandemic highlighted a pressing clinical and public health need …
The first COV-IRT Symposium presented cutting-edge COVID-19 research via multi-disciplinary perspectives with emphasis on bioinformatics and data analytics. The Symposium held virtually on April 17, 2020, was a huge success
An industry/academic collaboration led by COV-IRT co-founders Krista Ternus and Todd Treangen has released SeqScreen, an open source workflow for detecting and characterizing DNA sequences of interest.
COV-IRT team members are contributing to the open platform, OSF. The team's project includes the analysis of public COVID-19 sequence datasets with a variety of open source bioinformatics tools.
Rice University computer scientist Todd Treangen has co-organized an international team of researchers investigating the COVID-19 pandemic and its potential treatment. On April 17, COV-IRT (International Research Team) held its first virtual symposium.
Surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, according to new research that could help settle a fierce debate spanning clinical and cultural norms.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus that is causing the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have entered New York City mainly from Europe, according to independent viral genome sequencing studies from researchers
AIkido Pharma Inc announced that on April 13, 2020, the Company executed a Master License Agreement with the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The License Agreement covers specific antiviral compounds