COVID-19: Stories, Insights, Expertise

Whether you're a community member, one of our alumni, or a University of Minnesota student, here you’ll find stories, insights, and expertise to support you during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19: Stories, Insights, Expertise

Whether you're a community member, one of our alumni, or a University of Minnesota student, here you’ll find stories, insights, and expertise to support you during the COVID-19 crisis.

News

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News Release

U of M receives CDC funding to sequence 6,000 COVID samples

The University of Minnesota Genomics Center (UMGC) announced today it has received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct genome sequencing on 6,000 COVID-19 samples to aid national and global viral surveillance efforts.

COVID-19 Podcasts

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Feature

Health in All Matters

Listen to episodes from the School of Public Health's weekly podcast series "COVID-19: When a pandemic sweeps the modern world."

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Feature

CIDRAP COVID-19 Podcast

From "How We Got Here" to "Smart Testing," listen to all of the timely podcasts from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.

In the News

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Feature

Osterholm provides overview on COVID-19

Internationally recognized infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm appears on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast and provides and overview of the looming COVID-19 pandemic.

Experts

U of M experts offer insights, expertise, and support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are just some of the faculty and staff involved in these efforts.

Betsy Hirsch

Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology

Steven Saliterman

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Susan Wolf

McKnight Presidential Professor, Law, Medicine & Public Policy

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