Rapid method finds potent COVID-19 monoclonal antibody among a trillion possibilities

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 2, 2020 – University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists have discovered the fastest way to identify potent, neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The method–as well as a trio of successful animal studies on an antibody called “Ab1”–are described today in the Proceedings of the National Academy…

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How To Avoid Election Stress

From the droves of people voting by mail to the widespread protests for racial justice to the pandemic and worries about the electoral process itself, the 2020 election cycle provides “a recipe for a lot of angst” on Election Day, according to Alvin Bernard Tillery Jr., a professor of political science at Northwestern University .…

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How To Use LinkedIn

Arguably the least fun social media platform, LinkedIn used to be the online equivalent of a professional networking event — a stodgy affair that no one really wanted to hang around. But, for the foreseeable future, the pandemic has all but eradicated most other methods of sniffing out career opportunities. Now that grabbing drinks with…

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