Saliva and Wastewater Testing for COVID-19 on the UConn Storrs Campus and Beyond

To help address the COVID-19 pandemic, the OVPR recently funded a $50,000 research project titled “An integrated surveillance program for improved detection, containment and mitigation of COVID-19”

Rachel O’Neill, MCB, Co-PIs: Kendra Maas, MARS; Joel Salisbury, DMD; Michael Vertefeuille, DMD; Suzanne Onorato, SHaW; Mike Jednak, Facilities Operations; Jessica Healthcote, ITS; Emily Wilson, CLEAR; Dan Schwartz, COR2E

I have confidence that your project will make a valuable contribution to our fight against the virus. We are delighted to invest in this important research activity,” Dr. Radenka Maric, Vice President for Research, UConn/UConn Health.

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