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Chemistry & Biochemistry

John TrantJohn Trant has been awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to design a new drug to fight coronaviruses like the one that causes COVID-19.

UWindsor chemist researching drug to fight COVID-19

A UWindsor chemist is working to design a new drug to fight coronaviruses like the one that causes COVID-19.

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Professors Jalal Ahamed, Mitra Mirhassani, Simon Rondeau-Gagné, and Yufeng TongProfessors Jalal Ahamed, Mitra Mirhassani, Simon Rondeau-Gagné, and Yufeng Tong have received $50,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council to design a portable device to test for COVID-19, replacing the need for samples to be sent to a laboratory for analysis.

UWindsor research team designing new testing device for COVID-19

A team from the University of Windsor is designing a portable device to test for COVID-19.

Drew MarquardtDrew Marquardt, together with fellow UWindsor researchers James Gauld and Charu Chandrasekera, is exploring how an ingredient in vapes and e-cigarettes poses complications for those infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.

UWindsor researcher studies link between vaping and COVID-19 complications

A team of UWindsor researchers is exploring how an ingredient in vapes and e-cigarettes poses complications for those infected with COVID-19.

Joy Kobti reaching under shelf in labScience Society president Joy Kobti worked with professor John Trant studying selective acetate deprotection in carbohydrate chemistry.

Science recognizes student engagement beyond the classroom

The Faculty of Science has recognized more than 100 students as LEAD Medallion Scholars.

chemistry professor John TrantChemistry professor John Trant is researching new formulations for hand sanitizers, degreasers, and anti-viral coatings to help fight the global pandemic.

UWindsor chemist researching novel ways to fight COVID-19

John Trant is researching new formulations for hand sanitizers, degreasers, and anti-viral coatings to help fight the global pandemic.

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Yufeng TongUWindsor professor Yufeng Tong is researching a new COVID-19 testing kit and engineering simulated genetic material to test the accuracy of diagnostic kits already on the market.

Biochemist researching improvements to COVID-19 testing

A UWindsor researcher is working to improve the accuracy of kits to test for COVID-19.