UC Berkeley scientists use CRISPR technology to develop rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test

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After realizing the limitations and inconveniences of current COVID-19 testing, a team containing UC Berkeley scientists aims to apply CRISPR technology to COVID-19 testing, making it more efficient and reliable.

Scientists from UC Berkeley are part of a research team using Nobel Prize-winning CRISPR technology to develop a COVID-19 diagnostic test that is fast, convenient and can be performed on site.
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COLA is a necessity for GSIs

UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS: Graduate student instructors deserve to be paid enough to live where they go to school

In order to support graduate students in the long term, the UC system must make a dedicated effort toward upholding academic progress by giving GSIs COLA.
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