NBC News (Video, New York City, Sept. 16) – University of Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones and chemistry professor Martin Burke, the leader of the team that developed and implemented the university’s COVID-19 testing, were recently interviewed by NBC News about how Illinois curbed a recent surge in positive cases.
The NBC News segment aired Sept. 16, 2020. The university's COVID-19 testing program has been touted as as a model program. Read more about how Burke got involved in leading the COVID-19 testing team, which also includes chemistry's Paul Hergenrother, who led the effort to develop the innovative saliva-based test was key in helping the team identify and pinpoint the recent surge in positive cases.
Find more articles and interviews with Burke and Hergenrother discussing their involvement in the university's COVID-19 testing procedures.