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January 19, 2022

Convergent science is characterized by cross-disciplinary research teams created to tackle big problems and speed the application of new breakthroughs to commercialization. At UNC-Chapel Hill, the Institute for Convergent Science is at the forefront of this pioneering framework.

COVID Variants Video Still Image Tracking COVID Variants: UNC Researchers Explain How in New Video

December 22, 2021

The first case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in North Carolina was discovered by a member of the CORVASEQ program – a partnership between the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Health and the North Carolina Collaboratory.

Ronit Freeman Sugar-Coated COVID-19 Test Takes Advantage of Coronavirus’ Sweet Tooth

December 15, 2021

Carolina researchers design rapid sensing COVID-19 test to meet the challenge of universal testing and tracking variants.

Frank Leibfarth Of Placekicking, Polymers and Pets

December 9, 2021

Frank Leibfarth, the main speaker at Carolina’s Winter Commencement, talks about growing up in a small town, being fearless in his college football career and plastics research, his dog Roscoe and Broseidon the goldfish.

“Operation Deep Freeze” – How the NC Policy Collaboratory is Making COVID-19 Vaccines More Accessible

November 30, 2021

When the COVID-19 vaccine became available for administration in December of 2020, organizations such as the NC Policy Collaboratory rushed to devise a plan to get vaccines into the arms of community members.