Campus lab takes COVID-19 testing to utility workers, underserved

The COVID-19 pop up lab started by Jennifer Doudna and other scientists from UC Berkeley’s Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) has now branched out to assessing a broader range of people potentially exposed to the coronavirus, including front-line responders who are at risk of infection daily.

‘Liquid gold’: UC Berkeley lab makes free hand sanitizer for the needy

UC Berkeley faculty Robert Tjian and Xavier Darzacq encourage labs in other UC Berkeley buildings to start producing sanitizer for places in the East Bay and San Francisco that serve populations whose safety has been largely ignored as the COVID-19 pandemic rips through the state.