Learn about some of the exciting news and events going on around the McDonnell Genome Institute.
Washington University is investing millions of dollars in a decades-old building near Cortex, helping boost occupancy there as another 11-story research development rises nearby. The university last summer completed renovations to the McDonnell Genome Institute and Genome Technology Access Center, both at 4444 Forest Park Ave. And more work, including a genome engineering center and […]
Researchers at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis are conducting discussion groups with parents and staff in the Special School District of St. Louis County (SSD) to develop communication tools surrounding COVID-19 testing and vaccination.
Washington University School of Medicine, using a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, has begun administering the COVID-19 saliva test it developed in the Special School District of St. Louis County in search of asymptomatic carriers among teachers initially. The test, which is reportedly 99% accurate, is distributed weekly on a voluntary […]
By Kathleen Berger, Executive Producer for Science & Technology