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QBI Fireside Chat with Melanie Ott and Mélanie Hamon of Institut Pasteur
The Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) at UCSF presents “Scientific Collaborations Across Borders: QBI/Institut Pasteur: Epigenetic Modifications and Human Pathogenic Viruses,” a QBI Fireside Chat on October 20, 2021 at 10AM PT, co-organized by the Office for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in San Francisco. This “fireside chat” featured ...
Ott Lab is part of a Global Collaboration to find a Cure for HIV
Gladstone Institutes — Now, with a $26.5-million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a multi-disciplinary group of researchers from institutions around the world is trying a completely new strategy for curing HIV. The group, known as the HIV Obstruction by Programmed Epigenetics (HOPE) Collaboratory, will be led by researchers at Gladstone ...
Delta Variant Creates New Concerns about Possible COVID-19 Resurgence
Gladstone Institutes — Virus mutation and vaccination gap spur rise in cases nationwide
Newly Discovered Links Between HIV and Cell Stress Could Point to Novel Treatments
Gladstone Institutes — The Gladstone Institutes released an article about Dr. Melanie Ott and Dr. Albert Vallejo Gracia’s work on HIV.
Smartphone science: apps test and track infectious diseases
Nature — Melanie Ott, a virologist at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology in San Francisco, California, co-developed a smartphone-based COVID-19 diagnostic test10 with Daniel Fletcher, a bioengineer at the University of California, Berkeley. According to Fletcher, the test is more sensitive than standard laboratory plate readers, and faster than the gold-standard reverse-transcription PCR test for SARS-CoV-2.
Mir Khalid gives BioTED presentation
The Daily Star — On May 2, 2020, Ott Lab graduate student Mir Khalid presented a live virology class for BioTED, a Bangladeshi biotechnology company for education. Khalid presented on the molecular biology of the SARS-CoV2 virus and pathogenesis of COVID-19, and his lecture had more than 6,500 viewers. Since then, he has also presented about COVID-19 for the Coronacast Facebook group, and that presentation has 14,000 views.