OSC serves a critical role in COVID-19 research at Ohio University

Jan 26, 2021

Researchers at Ohio University recently discovered that disrupting COVID-19’s RNA and its ability to reproduce may be an additional way to stop the virus in conjunction with the vaccine. Jennifer Hines, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and students in her lab utilized the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) to analyze the three-dimensional structure of RNA. After finding a vulnerable nucleotide in the virus, Hines’s lab identified FDA-approved drugs that may disrupt the function of the RNA.

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OHIO researchers ID potential target for anti-viral drugs to battle

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