Department of Chemistry



Prof. Alex Star receives press coverage on his new article on a COVID-19 antigen test

February 25, 2021 - 3:31pm

Professor Alexander Star and graduate student Wenting Shao together with their collaborators at UPMC Dr. Michael R. Shurin and Dr. Sarah E. Wheeler have developed a rapid COVID-19 antigen test. The electronic detection of SARS-CoV‐2 antigens with improved speed and accuracy was achieved using carbon nanotube-based field-effect transistors. 

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