“Viterbi vs. Pandemics!”  Lecture 3: Biology and Disinfection for COVID-19

“Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” Lecture 3: Biology and Disinfection for COVID-19

Professor Andrea Armani, the Ray Irani Chair in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, discusses new approaches to sterilizing medical equipment to meet urgent needs during the pandemic.

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USC News: Coronavirus Vaccines Are Coming, But When Will They Arrive?

Humanity has never seen a global research collaboration on this scale — but USC experts note that the vaccine development and approval process remains a long and laborious one.

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A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

Chemical engineers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have unlocked a fatal vulnerability in many cancer cells—sugar inflexibility.

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A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

Chemical engineers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have unlocked a fatal vulnerability in many cancer cells—sugar inflexibility.

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Virtual ZOOM A Virtual Summit on Renewable Energy Storage in Saline Aquifers using Idle Wells

Mon, Dec 07, 2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: ZOOM Regsiter at energyinstitute.usc.edu
USC Faculty and invited speakers will discuss the USC Energy Institutes Proposal to use idle oil and gas wells in California and convert them to conduits to subsurface saline aquifers for compressed air storage as a boost to the...

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USC Center for Advanced Petroleum Data Science

By sharing well records and performance data, you can benefit from the on-going research on the application of machine learning to economic optimization of drilling and production.

Please see the video below and make contact to set up a zoom meeting for further information. [Read more]

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“Viterbi vs. Pandemics” Lecture 10: Protein Engineering by Directed Evolution

“Viterbi vs. Pandemics” Lecture 10: Protein Engineering by Directed Evolution

Richard Roberts’s lab invented mRNA display to design new peptides and proteins. He is now using this and other tools to help scientists develop therapies and diagnostics for COVID-19.

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WIRED: Proning COVID Patients Seems to Save Lives

WIRED: Proning COVID Patients Seems to Save Lives

Andrea Armani was interviewed on simple interventions that can improve COVID-19 patient outcomes

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Business Insider: Elon Musk’s SpaceX keeps winning US military contracts

Business Insider: Elon Musk’s SpaceX keeps winning US military contracts

Steve Nutt was interviewed on why SpaceX keeps receiving U.S. military contracts.

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