In response to COVID-19, Chemistry at Illinois researchers have quickly mobilized to contribute their expertise in a multitude of ways, from the supply of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers to new research initiatives providing solutions to this coronavirus pandemic.
In this live virtual event, you're invited to hear from two faculty members in the Department of Chemistry about their efforts in the fight against COVID-19.
Attendance is limited, so please register today to secure your spot:
Register to attend | 2:30 p.m. CDT | Friday, May 29, 2020
Professor Martin Burke
May and Ving Lee Professor for Chemical Innovation
Associate Dean for Research, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Deployment of rapid, scalable COVID-19 testing on campus and Health Maker Lab supply of Personal Protective Equipment to frontline healthcare workers.
Professor Yi Lu
Jay and Ann Schenck Professor of Chemistry
Development of new point-of-care testing to overcome limitations of current COVID-19 testing procedures.