Marquette University’s Reopening Plans For Fall, Using Coronavirus DNA To Find Variants

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Heard On The Morning Show

We learn how scientists hunt down COVID-19 variants by sampling the virus’ DNA structure. Then, we hear about Marquette University’s plans for reopening next fall.

Featured in this Show

  • Identifying COVID-19 Variants With DNA Sequencing

    Last month, the state Department of Health Services detected its second case of a COVID-19 variant in Wisconsin. Four labs across the state are working to identify mutated strains of the virus through genetic sequencing. Our guest explains the effort and how this will track the spread of variants.

  • How Marquette University Is Managing During The Pandemic And Planning In-Person Classes Next Fall

    While plenty of attention has been paid to how state-run colleges are dealing with the pandemic, private universities are struggling as well. We talk with the provost of Marquette University about its plans to reopen next fall and how it is mitigating millions in lost revenue.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Allen Bateman Guest
  • Kimo Ah Yun Guest