UC COVID-19 Research: Delta Variant

This briefing covered the genomic sequencing of the Delta variant, and other variants on the rise, as well as research conducted on UC campuses and the public health implications of COVID-19.  

Briefing Recording: View the briefing recording

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2021


  • Theresa Maldonado, vice president of research and innovation, UC Office of the President, moderated the conversation.
  • Carrie L. Byington, executive vice president, University of California Health, provided an update.
  • Joseph DeRisi, professor, biochemistry and physics, UC San Francisco. 
  • Robert Schooley, professor of medicine, division of infectious diseases and global public health, UC San Diego