Covid Catalyst Update

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 by

COVID Catalyst Awardees Announced!   Congratulations to our Covid Catalyst awardees for being selected for bridge funding for their high-risk, innovative, and important research on the Covid-19 pandemic. Awardees by institution: UC Berkeley Kunxin Luo – High affinity soluble ACE2 decoy receptor approach for Covid-19             Russell Vance –  Targeting the inflammasome

CEND investigator Dr. Eva Harris and collaborators from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Emory University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UC Berkeley, published their serologic surveillance findings of maternal Zika infection on Leon, Nicaragua, which found that 20% of pregnant women were infected at the peace of the epidemic. Read the full

CEND Hackathon Winners Announced

Monday, 30 March 2020 by

On March 25th, at 2 PM PST, over 80 participants from around the world – ranging from Berkeley to New York City to France and India – hopped on a Zoom call to participate in the 2020 CEND COVID19 Hackathon, to address many issues coming from the pandemic. Some participants came with nearly fully-formed ideas,

UC Berkeley Drug Discovery Center

Saturday, 28 March 2020 by

Welcome to the the UC Berkeley Drug Discovery Center. We provide state-of-the-art technology, and scientific expertise in assay development, screening, target ID, drug discovery through preclinical development and IND submission. We are constantly growing our library, currently at ~120,000 compounds and focused on diverse, drug-like molecules including approved compounds and bio-actives. We uniquely combine academic

Bay Area Lab Facilities and Resources

Monday, 16 March 2020 by

Current Funding Opportunities

Monday, 16 March 2020 by

Government fundings, alongside philanthropic and private sector support is critical to support researchers’ efforts to combat COVID-19 pandemic. An analysis made by Devex between Jan. 1 and April 5 shows that 569 initiatives worth $10.9 trillion were already initiated. To help researchers identify COVID-19 funding opportunities, we have created and maintained a list of COVID-19


Thursday, 12 March 2020 by


Thursday, 12 March 2020 by

This page is an opportunity to post job opportunities in the virology community. If you have a job opportunity you would like to post, please reach out to Isabelle Charles at


Thursday, 12 March 2020 by

Fellowship Website ISAR Women in Science Career Development Award Ford Fellowship NSF Postdoc Fellowship Kauffman Fellows UC Berkeley Postdoc Fellowship Listing UC Global Health Fellowships All UC: Berkeley-Stanford:

Graduate Programs

Thursday, 12 March 2020 by

Grad Programs Looking for a graduate research training program providing opportunities in viruses research? This listing of PhD & Masters of Science programs at bay area universities includes programs with significant numbers of faculty researchers working on viral discovery, detection, pathogenesis, immune response, and therapeutic development.   Campus Program Website Degree Berkeley-UCSF Bioengineering Graduate Group

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