University of Southern California


COVID-19 Testing Research

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Please look here for a list of potential COVID-19 Collaborators by Area of Expertise.

Nathaniel Bottman  

RAPID: Optimizing group testing for SARS-CoV-2

Jason Doctor  
Neeraj Sood  
Michael Hochman  

SARS-Cov-2 Antibody Testing in Vulnerable Communities

Kimon Drakopoulos  
Ramandeep Randhawa  

Studying the trade-off between increasing testing accuracy vs improving testing availability. See a 2-min video of research.

Michael Dube

Pooled and conventional nucleic acid testing strategies for SARS-CoV-2 to screen direct care research staff

Andrea Kovacs  
Olivier Pernet  
Toni Frederick  
Eva Operskalski  
Allison Bearden  

Developing antibody testing from self-collected saliva, oral swabs blood, urine and GI samples. Also supporting clinical trials of emerging therapeutics by providing virologic testing.

Peter Kuhn  

Developing novel application of the highly portable Nanopore Minion cartridge-based sequencing system for remote diagnostic COVID-19 testing.

Peter Kuhn  
Cyrus Shahabi  

Development and implementation of a novel mobile application to assess COVID-19 symptoms and facilitate geospatial activity mapping for managing disease surveillance and containment

Adam Smith  

RAPID: Monitoring for SARS-CoV-2 in municipal wastewater and sewage to elucidate infection dynamics across major metropolitan areas of the United States

Brad Spellberg  

Working on COVID testing in the population.

Bino Varghese  

Artificial intelligence based chest x-ray instant triage product to identify COVID 19, community acquired pneumonias in community and hospital settings