On January 10th, 2020, Dr. Hailing Jin stood in Li Ka Shing at the 12th Annual CEND Symposium, presenting her work on small RNA trafficking between plants and fungal pathogens. Through her research, she reported, she has found that pathogen gene-targeting RNAs represent a new generation of fungicides that are durable and eco-friendly. Her talk

UC Berkeley Drug Discovery Center

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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


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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


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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

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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

BayViro Symposium

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The Bay Area Symposium on Viruses, which was scheduled to take place June 5th, has been cancelled due to the public health threat of the covid-19 pandemic. Please sign up for our listserv to stay up-to-date with information on the next symposium.

News & Events

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Upcoming Events VIRTUAL Coronavirus Diagnostic Hackathon – March 25th and 26th Many events in the Bay Area have been cancelled due to the current threat of the covid-19 pandemic. If you have an event you would like to advertise, please reach out to Isabelle Charles at


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These facilities available to researchers in the Bay Area. Many are open to outside users on a recharge basis.   Facility Institution Application Link Macro Lab UC Berkeley Cloning Lentiviral RNAi Core UCSF Silencing Systems for research The High-Throughput Screening Facility UC Berkeley siRNA Screening Biosafety Level 3 Facility UC Berkeley BSL3


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This page is currently being revamped. We will update it soon with new information about funding opportunities. Please reach out to Isabelle Charles at if you have any opportunities you would like to share.

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