COVID-19 Research Overview
The 3i Initiative is supporting the research response to COVID-19 through seed grants, events, proposal support, and resource coordination. Learn more about our research response and outcomes to-date.
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COVID-19 Seed Grants
The Office of the Vice President for Research in partnership with the Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease (3i) Initiative at the University of Utah has awarded $1.3 million in seed grants to 56 cross-campus projects that will examine a host of issues arising out of the pandemic.
Projects that aim to make better predictions of COVID-19, and engage cutting edge methods across artificial intelligence, genetics, and mathematical modeling.
Projects that aim to understand how our actions are impacting the environment, and how to minimize exposure to COVID-19 across settings.
Projects investigating the different ways that COVID-19 impacts people from different communities.
Projects that explore neurological impacts and how people are psychologically adjusting to the disruptions in everyday life.
Projects seeking to understand how to better protect and prepare people from the unintended consequences of efforts to reduce exposure to COVID-19.
Projects that aim to find better tests, treatments, and a cure for COVID-19.