New biosensor method eliminates need for biosafety lab containment in screening drugs against coronavirus

Published October 22, 2021

MedicalXpress and Niagara Frontier Publications report on a new, high-throughput screening method designed to quickly screen antiviral candidates against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It was developed by a team of UB scientists led by Rama Dey-Rao, first author and research assistant professor, and Thomas Melendy, senior author and professor, both in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Jacobs School.