Princeton researchers are applying their skills and abilities to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic in a variety of ways. See some of the many ways that the campus has responded.
One of the essential factors the COVID-19 virus needs to enter a host is a receptor on a human cell — a place where the universally recognized spike protein can latch onto the cell surface, pierce it, disgorge its infectious contents, and replicate.
Without a receptor, there is no replication. Without replication, there is no infection…
More than two years into the pandemic, the virus that causes COVID—SARS-CoV-2—continues to spread worldwide. Testing for the virus and its variants can help limit transmission and inform treatment decisions, and is therefore an important pillar of the public health response.
It might not look like much — a plastic box that fits in the hand, with tiny tubes jutting out the top and bottom. Too simple to be cutting edge. Too humble to save so many lives.
But for 20 years, researchers in Robert Prud’homme’s lab have fine-tuned this little box that has revolutionized drug manufacturing, enabling everything…
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), visited Princeton March 24 to tour the University’s COVID-19 testing laboratory and speak about her public health career during a lecture organized by members of the Class of 2022.
Walensky said there is still a lot of work needed to fight the…
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