virology

July 21, 2020

Research by UW Medicine and the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation aims to discern prevalence of infection across Washington state.

Scientist working with test tubes
April 21, 2020

The UW Medicine Virology Lab is now conducting clinical blood tests to check for past infections of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

April 17, 2020

The UW Medicine Virology lab will perform Abbott assays for a particular antibody people produce in fighting off COVID-19.

picture of Keith Jerome, left, and Alex Greninger, UW Medicine virologists
March 4, 2020

Alex Greninger and Keith Jerome answer journalists' questions at a March 4 news conference at UW Medicine's Virology Lab.  The lab had gone live the day before with testing actual patient samples.

picture of patient sample in lab
March 4, 2020

The UW Medicine Virology Lab went live with testing patient samples on Tuesday, March 3.

November 4, 2019

Inserted in the human genome thousands of years ago, the genes can produce viral proteins without activating the whole virus.

January 31, 2019

Visualizing how some patients overcame SARS or MERS could suggest possibilities to combat deadly coronaviruses. 

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