In the Media Tag: Dr. Colleen Jonsson

Biosafety and Breakthrough Infections: Dr. Colleen Jonsson Studies Covid

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Most of us are focused on keeping as far away from the coronavirus as possible, wearing masks, bolstering our immune systems, and certainly not inviting in the front door. But Dr. Colleen Jonsson, director of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and a UTHSC professor of Microbiology,… Read More

Tracking omicron: A look inside a Shelby County sequence testing lab

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – The work is on to identify any cases of the omicron variant in the Mid-South. States are relying on sequence testing to spot the variant, and one of the most robust programs is in Memphis. Scientists doing sequence testing in Shelby County are looking at about 20% of all positive COVID-19… Read More