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TAU Experts on Coronavirus


See below for the most recent news from Tel Aviv University about the coronavirus pandemic. This page will be frequently updated.


Climate Crisis and Coronavirus: Connecting the Dots

With Colin Price, Professor in Atmospheric Sciences in TAU's Department of Geosciences and Head of the Porter School of Environmental Studies. Moderated by Jennifer Gross, AFTAU CEO.

Thursday, April 2, 2020


TAU Sets Up Emergency Lab to Double Down on COVID-19 Testing

The specialized lab, run by TAU researchers and graduate students, was built within a few days and is now equipped to perform up to 2,000 tests per day.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020


Technology, Globalization and Privacy in the Age of Corona

The coronavirus examined from technological and legal points-of-view with Prof. Michael Birnhack, Dr. Dan Yamin, Prof. Hila Shamir, and Dr. Yael Sternhell.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020


Milner Foundation Donates $3 Million to Magen David Adom, TAU and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

"Critical injection of oxygen" is expected to increase coronavirus remote testing and research.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020


Corona and Me: Overcoming the Crisis

With TAU's Dr. Ella Sklan, Professor Aviad Kleinberg, Professor Leonardo Leiderman, and Professor Adini Wiesel Bruria.

Monday, March 23, 2020


Israeli Universities, Hospitals Establish Joint Student Volunteer Initiative to Increase and Improve Coronavirus Testing Across Israel

Friday, March 20, 2020


Holding Our Breath: SARS, CoV-2 and How We Fight It

With TAU's Dr. Natalia Freund

More information about Dr. Freund's research:

Thursday, March 19, 2020


Research and Proposals

TAU: Combating Corona on All Fronts
Read about TAU's immediate responses to coronavirus.

Support TAU to Accelerate Coronavirus Public Testing and Research Solutions
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