Rachel Poretsky is awarded a Discovery Partners Institute 2020 research seed grant.

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Rachel Poretsky, who is lead PI on a Discovery Partners Institute’s (DPI) 2020 research seed grant: Wastewater-based epidemiology to track SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater. This team will develop surveillance methods in the Chicago area and work with public health departments to develop a system for early warnings of outbreaks.   Lead PI: Rachel Poretsky, UIC Biological Science. Team: UIC, Northwestern University, Argonne National Laboratory.

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