Articles from November 2020

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Gazette gives State Hygienic Lab its Driver business award

While it’s not, technically, a business, Iowa’s State Hygienic Lab (SHL) has demonstrated incredible innovation and dedication since it became ground zero for most of Iowa’s COVID-19 testing. That’s why SHL and Director Mike Pentella were recently given the Driver award as part of the sixth annual Gazette Business Awards. The Driver award is given to an individual or institution that has...
Kevin Legge

UI researchers team up with ISU to develop nanovaccine for COVID-19

With federal funding from the Iowa Governor’s Office, researchers at the University of Iowa are working to help create a nanovaccine that would protect against the virus that causes COVID-19 and be administered via nasal spray rather than a needle. On Thursday, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced she has set aside $2 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (or CARES) Act funding to...