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Useful Links for COVID-19 Resources

What is the University of Minnesota doing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Where can I find COVID-19 resources at the University of Minnesota?

What COVID-19 learning resources are available?

What COVID-19 tools are available?

What COVID-19 remote teaching resources are available?

  • Keep Teaching. Find resources to keep teaching when in-person class activities are disrupted due to closure of the University or widespread absences, instructors may need to use alternative instruction methods, such as moving your course materials and learning activities online.

Where can I find COVID-19 resources?

Where can I find literature on COVID-19?

  • WHO Database of COVID-19 Publications. WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and compiling it in a database. We update the database daily from searches of bibliographic databases, hand searches of the table of contents of relevant journals, and the addition of other relevant scientific articles that come to our attention.

  • NIH's LitCovid. LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access.

  • NIH iSearch COVID-19 portfolio is NIH’s comprehensive, curated source for publications related to COVID-19. This portfolio includes articles from PubMed and pre-prints from arXiv, medRxiv, bioRxiv, and ChemRxiv. The portfolio is updated daily with the latest available data.

Where can I find COVID-19 research resources?

Research Computing at UMN. This page is a great resource for high performance computing. MSI, UMII and U-Spatial are all willing to collaborate where it would be helpful.

23andMe Research Innovation Collaborations Program. The 23andMe Research Innovation Collaborations Program pairs academic researchers with 23andMe scientists to perform analyses using de-identified, aggregated data from the 23andMe Research Cohort. 23andMe will consider collaboration proposals focused on COVID-19. These proposals can include studies of outcomes, comorbidities, health disparities, and impacts of policies implemented to address the pandemic. Next application deadline is December 12, 2020.

Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) Expedited, Rapid Access Call for COVID-19 Research. The ANL Advanced Photon Source is providing expedited remote access for research related to COVID-19. Ongoing.

COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium. Free compute time and resources on consortium partners’ world-class machines.

DOE National Virtual Biotechnology Laboratory (NVBL) The U.S. Department of Energy NVBL is a consortium of DOE National laboratories, each with core capabilities relevant to the threats posed by COVID-19. The NVBL leverages DOE user facilities, including light and neutron sources, nanoscale science centers, sequencing and bio-characterization facilities, and high performance computer facilities, to address key challenges in responding to the pandemic. DOE user facilities are available to users in all sectors of the research community.

Idaho National Laboratory COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program. The Department of Energy’s COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program (CTAP)will provide targeted funding to DOE's national laboratory system to assist non-DOE entities working to combat the coronavirus pandemic. CTAP is designed to allow external entities to engage directly with DOE lab researchers. Applications accepted until September 8, 2020.

National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN). The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is seeking proposals for high-impact COVID-19 related research that can use the PBRN. Applications due November 2, 2020.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Datasets for Infectious Disease Modeling. NOAA has created a dedicated website to facilitate access to environmental data commonly used in infectious disease modeling.

Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) Swiss Light Source (SLS) has opened a "PRIORITY COVID-19 Call” for short proposals and quick peer review for rapid access to beamtime. The call will be open until early September 2020.

Sandia National Laboratories Rapid Technology Deployment Program is providing free, temporary, non-exclusive licenses for technology and processes patented at Sandia National Laboratories to any US business who can use the inventions to solve the COVID-19 crisis.