Arias Lab

CNSI researchers lead effort to identify COVID-19 Variants in Santa Barbara County

March 08, 2021

Carolina Arias, UC Santa Barbara Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and CNSI-affiliated faculty member, is leading campus efforts for COVID testing and screening. She has recently partnered with the CNSI Biological Nanostructures Laboratory to analyze the genetic sequences of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strains. The Arias lab are experts in microbiology and viral infection, and their efforts, pursed in collaboration with UCSB Student Health and Cottage Hospital, are critical to local efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19.

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