The UC Merced engineer launched an international wastewater-monitoring dashboard in 2020 with CITRIS support.
CITRIS PI devises new way to detect COVID in pooled samples
Lydia Sohn and team demonstrated how their innovative test method can provide clearer insight into a population’s active infections.
‘Breathalyzer-style’ COVID-19 test set to enter market this year
The device invented by CITRIS PI Cristina Davis may be used in settings such as airplanes, hospitals or live sports events.
Davis works to find COVID ‘breath signature’
With support from a 2020 CITRIS COVID-19 Seed Funding Award, UC Davis professor Cristina Davis is working to develop a portable breathalyzer-like device to detect COVID-19.
CITRIS-supported COVID-19 tracking earns Naughton acclaim
Colleen Naughton, an assistant professor at UC Merced, has received two significant honors for wastewater epidemiology work that stemmed from CITRIS seed funding.
‘Spike-liposomes’ pioneered with CITRIS support
Supported by a CITRIS Seed Award, a team of engineers at the University of California, Berkeley has created mimics of COVID-19 that can be used to test the efficacy of neutralizing antibodies.
Lessons on Scaling Equitable Vaccine Distribution to Help High-Risk Populations Webinar
On May 20, 2021, CITRIS Health hosted a webinar that focused on the lessons learned through the development and deployment of vaccination efforts across three […]
Helping High-Risk, Homebound Older Adults Get Vaccinated
The Lighthouse project is addressing vaccine distribution disparities by prioritizing overlooked, homebound older adults who often lack access to resources and technology. The COVID-19 pandemic […]
C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute Announces COVID-19 Awards
26 Projects Awarded $5.4 Million to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Research for COVID-19 Mitigation Across Medicine, Urban Planning, and Public Policy Urbana, IL and Berkeley, CA — […]
How can buildings decrease COVID-19 transmission?
UC Berkeley researchers have released guidelines on regulating ventilation systems in buildings to reduce indoor exposure to COVID-19. The guidelines offer practical, step-by-step recommendations for settings and […]
From hobby to necessity
CITRIS administrator sews protective masks Karen Stierwalt, CITRIS Director of Finance and Administration, began sewing at about eight years old. Over the last decade, she […]
UC Davis Researchers Rushing To Develop New Treatments To Stop Coronavirus Spread
UC Davis doctors and researchers are rushing to develop treatments that will stop the new coronavirus, building on breakthroughs that helped them save the life […]
CITRIS Invention Lab Opens to Produce COVID-19 Supplies
While UC Berkeley observes California’s shelter-in-place order, with most research labs shuttered, the CITRIS Invention Lab has received a rare exemption to operate the makerspace […]
CITRIS Invention Lab and Jacobs Institute Begin Support for COVID-19 Related Research
Starting March 30, 2020, with approval from the office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the CITRIS Invention Lab and Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation […]