UC Berkeley launches trial of saliva test for COVID-19

Scientists from Jennifer Doudna’s Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI), the same UC Berkeley group that rapidly opened up a pop-up COVID-19 testing laboratory in March, are now testing a quicker and cost-efficient way to obtain patient samples through saliva.

New partnership seeds microbiome research

Scientists at UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UCSF, and UC Davis have formed a Tri-Institutional Partnership in Microbiome Research (TrIP Microbiome) to leverage their collective expertise.