41 minutes | Oct 5, 2020

Can Lasers Speed Up Coronavirus Detection?

On August 20, 2020, we spoke to an interdisciplinary team of scientists collaborating at the intersection of physics, engineering, materials science, epidemiology, and information technology. Their work holds the promise of new rapid identification diagnostics for SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses through enhanced Raman spectroscopy. Relevant Links: Understanding Virus Evolution Through Deep Raman SpectroscopyNSF Convergence Grant to Study Virus EvolutionLasers Could Speed Up Coronavirus DiagnosticsSeed-Funded Coronavirus Research at Penn StateGuests:Maricio Terrones - Verne M. Willaman Professor of Physics and Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering at Penn StateElodie Ghedin - Professor of Epidemiology at NYU’s School of Global Public HealthTim Yeh - Assistant research professor of Physics at Penn StateShengxi Huang - Assistant professor of electrical engineering and biomedical engineering at Penn StateSharon Huang - Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State
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