Laboratory Guidance

Friday, 31 January 2020 by

These are excerpts from a larger interim document provided by the World Health Organization, and should be used for informational/educational purposes only. FOR FULL GUIDANCE ON HOW TO COLLECT, SHIP, AND TEST 2019-nCoV PLEASE REFER TO THE ENTIRE DOCUMENT: WHO Guidance on Laboratory Testing for 2019-nCoV in suspected human cases As information about the etiology, clinical manifestations

What is Coronavirus?

Friday, 31 January 2020 by

information sourced from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Coronaviruses are a type of virus that were named for the crown-like spikes on their surface. There are four main sub-groupings of coronaviruses, known as alpha, beta, gamma, and delta. Human coronaviruses were first identified in the mid-1960s. The seven coronaviruses that can infect people

Additional News & Resources

Friday, 31 January 2020 by

Comprehensive Handwashing Guide – CNA New England Journal of Medicine: Covid-19 – Navigating the Uncharted Nowcasting and forecasting the potential domestic and international spread of the 2019-nCoV outbreak originating in Wuhan, China: a modelling study UCSF’s Dr. Charles Chiu partners with Mammoth Biosciences to develop rapid diagnostic tests for Wuhan Coronavirus Bay Area Biotech companies

Applicants may propose to perform an international training project within any single research group within a public or private research institute or not-for-profit within the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as Davis, Sacramento, or Santa Cruz, California.  As part of the Expression of Interest, applicants are asked to name the research group and (briefly)

1. Dynamics of human cytomegalovirus infection of Langerhans-type dendritic cells isolation Presenter: Laura Hertel Affiliation: Children’s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Abstract: Acquisition of human cytomegalovirus (CMV) usually occurs by contact between contaminated bodily fluids, such as urine and saliva, and host mucosal cells. Langerhans-type dendritic cells (LC) are the only type of immune cells found

Introduction The Immunotherapeutics and Vaccine Research Initiative (IVRI) is a new initiative at UC Berkeley (UCB) focused on immunology and vaccinology for the treatment or prophylaxis of cancer, infectious disease, autoimmune disease, and other diseases that may be impacted by immunomodulation. Aduro Biotech is the founding partner for the IVRI, and is sponsoring multiple projects directed

CEND Internships Now Available

Friday, 27 February 2015 by

Are you interested in infectious diseases and their impact on public and global health?  Then join CEND as a student intern to explore how you can help promote awareness, interest, and research into infectious diseases.  CEND can help provide formal training for relevant efforts, as well as other support. Internships at CEND are available year-round

7th Annual CEND Symposium Agenda

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