Content Tagged with: coronavirus

Observed COVID-19 variability may have underlying molecular sources

UC Riverside-led study shows how variations in SARS-CoV-2 host gene expression can be linked to variations in COVID-19 susceptibility and symptom severity

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

UCR continues to build a robust remote learning environment for students and faculty

Richard Edwards, director of XCITE, shares how UCR has met the challenges of remote learning and the new technologies adopted over the last six months

By Jessica Weber | | University

Coronavirus lab and testing in place for fall quarter

As the fall quarter begins, UC Riverside has a new diagnostic lab operating on campus that will rapidly process samples from students and employees as part of an ongoing coronavirus testing program. The lab, located at the Multidisciplinary Research Building, or MRB, tested its first sample in August and opened...

By Imran Ghori | | University

Scientists identify hundreds of drug candidates to treat COVID-19

UC Riverside researchers used a powerful machine-learning approach to screen millions of chemicals to find suitable candidates

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Creating Through Crises

Fifteen UCR faculty members and staff offer tips on keeping a creative spirit in the age of COVID-19

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

How to solve California’s digital divide

A quarter of Californians lack meaningful access to the internet at home; here’s why that matters, and how to fix it

This is how we can improve response to the next pandemic

A UC Riverside medical sociologist offers five strategies for combating misinformation and strengthening public health

Campaign crowdfunds over $12,000 for LGBTQIA+ students

The campaign was launched by UCR’s LGBT Resource Center to support students impacted by COVID-19

By Tess Eyrich | | Students, University

Couldn’t socially distance? Blame your working memory

UC Riverside-led study highlights critical role working memory capacity plays in social distancing compliance during early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic

How the coronavirus could be prevented from invading a host cell

UC Riverside-led study shows inhibiting two host cell proteases can accomplish the task

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Report charts major growth for Inland Empire nonprofits

Still, UC Riverside researchers warn that without action, the sector’s recent gains could be undone by COVID-19

How does soap kill the coronavirus?

UC Riverside biomedical scientist Marcus Kaul explains

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

What's driving governors' lockdown decisions?

As debate and protests about lockdowns and opening up flare up across the nation, experts are considering why governors decided to lockdown states in the first place. A team of researchers from the USC Marshall School of Business, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and University of California, Riverside...

By UCR News | | Business

How is Europe responding to the coronavirus pandemic?

In hard-hit Europe, responses to COVID-19 could be lessons for the global community, says political economist Jana Grittersova

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Quarantine Reads

Nineteen UCR authors offer their top picks for books to read while sheltering in place

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

How UCR’s Low-Residency MFA program uses remote teaching to its advantage

The program’s faculty members and students offer advice for transitioning to online classes due to coronavirus

By Jessica Weber | | University

Epidemiologist answers questions on COVID-19 ranging from grocery store visits to wearing masks and gloves

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the Center for Healthy Communities in the School of Medicine

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

How might the coronavirus change the world around us?

Sociologist Richard M. Carpiano weighs in on some of the less obvious ways COVID-19 could restructure life as we know it

Study: Aggressive lockdowns need to last more than six weeks to contain COVID-19

People around the world are wondering how long COVID-restrictions have to last in order to curtail the pandemic. A research study on 36 countries and 50 U.S. states has found that aggressive intervention to contain COVID-19 must be maintained for at least 44 days. The study is co-authored by Professor...

By Imran Ghori | | Business

The consequences of calling COVID-19 a ‘Chinese virus’

Political scientist Kim Yi Dionne explains why responses to COVID-19 reveal a failure to learn from history

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education