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NBC 5 Investigates: Searching The Sewers For COVID-19 at the Cook County Jail

The Discover Partners Institute Wastewater-based Epidemiology team was featured for their collaboration with the Cook County Jail to develop ...
NBC 5 Chicago

Argonne scientists track community spread of COVID-19 in wastewater

In the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, finding ways to improve testing has been key to addressing the spread of disease. ...
Newswise

University of Illinois receives FDA emergency-use authorization for saliva test

The University of Illinois System announced Monday that it has received emergency-use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration ...
The News-Gazette

FDA grants the U of I System emergency use authorization for covidSHIELD test process

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted the University of Illinois System emergency use authorization for their covidSHIELD ...
WAND-TV

University of Illinois’ COVID-19 saliva test gets FDA authorization

University of Illinois' saliva-based COVID-19 testing model has been granted emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug ...
Heart of Illinois ABC

U of I’s COVID test wins FDA approval

The University of Illinois' saliva-based COVID-19 test, which has enabled the college system to quickly test people on ...
CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS

Pritzker Foundation Donates $10M To Discovery Partners Institute To Bring More Women, Minorities Into Tech

An innovation lab coming to the Near South Side will include a center aimed at getting more women and people ...
BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO

Pritzker Foundation gives $10 million to develop diverse tech talent in Chicago

Looking to develop a more diverse tech talent pipeline in Chicago, the Pritzker Foundation is donating $10 million over five ...
CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Pritzker Foundation donates $10 million to U. of I. tech center in the South Loop

Several members of the Pritzker family are donating $10 million to launch workforce training programs at the Discovery Partners Institute, ...
CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS

Bloom Energy in San Jose builds new lab to expand COVID-19 vaccine testing

A Silicon Valley energy company is expanding COVID test lab capacity in hopes it could speed up the return of ...
ABC 7 NEWS

Belt-tightening state has down payment for tech deal

The proposed $250 million Discovery Partners Institute will anchor the development site called The 78 on the Near South Side....
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

Chicago to test sewage to forecast future COVID-19 outbreaks

Charlie Catlett, senior research scientist of Discovery Partners Institute, talks about how sewage water testing can be a valuable indicator ...
FOX 32 CHICAGO