Pathogen evolution and escape

Controlling the Spread of Pathogen Transmission in Communities: A Risk Assessment Approach

Integration of high-precision laboratory data and computational modeling to inform quantitative microbial risk assessments of pathogen transmission under various conditions within indoor environments.

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Immune Vulnerability and SARS- CoV-2 Virus Variants in Older and General Populations

There is an urgent need to understand defects of immunity against SARS-CoV-2 in older adults, including its breadth across different antigens of the virus, clonal complexity, functional adequacy, durability, and the ability to guard against virus escape variants. The current pandemic presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to address these needs and fill the gaps in knowledge, with the purpose to protect both adult and older populations from COVID-19.

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Saline-Direct, Infectivity and Length of Quarantine

Current PCR tests are cumbersome, slow and uncomfortable. Improving scalability, cost, and sensitivity of tests are essential for widespread testing to be an effective pandemic surveillance strategy.

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