New Paper on Viable Microorganisms on Hospital Windows Published in PeerJ!

Through a collaboration between the Biology and the Built Environment Center, Institute for Health in the Built Environment, and Oregon Health & Science University , we surveyed the viable microbial communities that were present throughout a ward in Kohler Pavilion at OHSU in Portland, Oregon. Previous work from our lab group demonstrated that light exposureContinue reading “New Paper on Viable Microorganisms on Hospital Windows Published in PeerJ!”

Review on COVID-19 and the Built Environment now published in mSystems!

“2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Built Environment Considerations To Reduce Transmission” Since announcing the release of our preprint on COVID-19and the built environment, our lab group has been fielding questions, comments and concerns around our initial manuscript. During this time, we also submitted our manuscript to mSystems. Based on the comments that we received fromContinue reading “Review on COVID-19 and the Built Environment now published in mSystems!”

Pre-print on COVID-19 and the Built Environment now available!

“2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak: A Review of the Current Literature and Built Environment (BE) Considerations to Reduce Transmission” A new novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was identified late in December 2019. Since then, the virus has spread to more than 100 countries, infected over 125,000 individuals, and been declared aContinue reading “Pre-print on COVID-19 and the Built Environment now available!”