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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. Applications accepted until June 12, 2020.

Covid-19 Rapid Call for Access to the Octopus Facility. The UK's Central Laser Facility (CLF) is inviting rapid access proposals to its Octopus imaging facility for research relevant to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19. This call is open to all researchers in academia or industry worldwide and will be open until June 1, 2020.

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

Nanome is offering reduced price or free licenses (based on ability to pay) for its collaborative virtual reality (VR) software platform to organizations conducting COVID-19 related research through June 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 June 1, 2020, and November 2, 2020.

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.