UMD units and researchers involved in coronavirus research
Professor and Chair
Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics
The Dinman Laboratory
|Siba K. Samal
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Current Research at UMD
Below is a sample of research that has been or is currently being conducted by University of Maryland faculty and researchers. This research examines both the novel COVID-19 virus and other infectious viruses like influenza.
Geographers at the University of Maryland are graphing the spread of the virus across the United States.
A team of researchers from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the University of Maryland, College Park received a Rapid Response Research grant from the NSF to investigate increased discrimination in Asian American communities due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Picture: Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Picture: C.A.T.C.H. Logo
The Characterizing And Tracking College Health (C.A.T.C.H.) is an ongoing study (through Spring 2020) that seeks to track the spread of flu on college campuses. The study is lead by Dr. Donald Miller, a professor of environmental health, who was recently interviewed in Maryland Today.
Articles on coronaviruses authored by UMD researchers (2004-2018)