UWRL Faculty Member Ron Sims Highlighted For Covid-19 Research

06/23/2020

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June 23, 2020 — UWRL faculty member Ron Sims was recently highlighted by the USU Office of Research for his work with fellow USU researcher Keith Roper.

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USU's Office of Research Podcast Series "Instead"

Sims and Roper are part of a coordinated effort with the University of Utah, BYU, and USU to identify COVID-19 traces in wastewater. This study was able to accurately predict the recent Cache Valley outbreak in Hyrum a week before testing confirmed the cases.

The podcast can be found on the USU Office of Research's Blog or on Spotify.