UC Berkeley scientists spin up a robotic COVID-19 testing lab

As doctors close to the state scramble to diagnose instances of COVID-19, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley’s Ground breaking Genomics Institute (IGI) are making from scratch a diagnostic lab with the capability to method extra than 1,000 patient samples for every working day.

This pop-up laboratory, the energy of a one of a kind volunteer staff of tutorial and company partners, will give desperately necessary testing capability in the Bay Area for those people with COVID-19 signs or symptoms and also help public overall health officers evaluate how widespread the epidemic is.

Postdoctoral fellows Jenny Hamilton and Enrique

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