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APS Coronavirus Research in the Media Spotlight

Media reports on coronavirus (COVID-19) research by users of the APS is compiled here. If you know of articles not listed here please send the URL or link to apsinfo@anl.gov. (Note: No live coronaviruses are studied at the APS.)

Voice of America" "US Lab Renowned for Nuclear Research Using High Tech to Fight COVID-19"

NBC 5 Chicago: "Inside Argonne National Laboratory’s High-Tech Effort To Crack The Code of COVID-19"

From Forbes: Moderna’s Announcement Was Great News - Just Not For The Reason You Think

From Physics Today: "World’s physics instruments turn their focus to COVID-19," includes quotes from Bob Fischetti, life sciences adviser at the APS; Lisa Keefe, executive director of IMCA-CAT; Andrzej Joachimiak, Director of the Structural Biology Center at the APS; Argonne Associate Lab Director and APS Director Stephen Streiffer 

UChicago News: "Scientists hunt for antibodies, key in fight against coronavirus," includes quotes from Andrzej Joachimiak, Directoir of the Structural Biology Center at the APS, and Argonne Associate Lab Director and APS Director Stephen Streiffer

IEE Spectrum: "Engineering During the Coronavirus Pandemic" quote by Bob Fischetti, Photon Sciences Life Sciences Advisor and GM/CA-XSD Group Leader

WTTW "Chicago Tonight" April 16, 2020, interview with Argonne Associate Lab Director and APS Director Stephen Streiffer - interview only plus article "Argonne Scientists Enlisted in Fight against COVID-19"

WTTW "Chicago Tonight" April 16, 2020, interview with Argonne Associate Lab Director and APS Director Stephen Streiffer (at 11:17 of the full episode) on Argonne's role in the fight against COVID-19.

From WGN Radio: Argonne National Laboratory: "Analysis of the atomic structure of coronavirus proteins hopefully will help to develop treatments" - interview with Argonne Associate Lab Director and APS Director Stephen Streiffer

From SciTech Daily: "In the Fight Against Coronavirus, Supercomputers & Giant Accelerators Lend a Hand"

From Chicago Magazine: "The Chicago Scientists Trying to Save Our Lives"

From the University of Chicago's Chicago Maroon: "UChicago Researchers Help Identify Potential Coronavirus Drug Target"

WBBM-TV Chicago: "Argonne National Laboratory Uses Supercomputers To Take On Coronavirus"

From Northwestern University: "New Drug Target Found for COVID-19"

Facebook Live Interviews with Argonne COVID-19 Researchers

Naperville community tv: "Lawmakers Address Coronavirus Concerns"

Daily Herald: "Argonne scientists studying coronavirus proteins to seek treatment"

U.S. News & World Report "Human Coronavirus Types" - includes information on SARS-CoV-2 research at the APS.

The WBEZ (Chicago public radio) interview with Karolina Michalska (SBC-XSD) can be accessed here.

The ABC-TV 7 interview can be viewed here (scroll down the page to find it).

The Fox 32 interview can be viewed here.

The NBC 5 interview can be viewed here.

The Chicago Tribune article, "Hunting for a coronavirus cure, scientists are mapping the proteins that cause COVID-19 at Argonne Lab," can be read here (subscription may be required).

The WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee) interviews can be viewed here.

Published Date
Last Updated
06.29.2020