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Call for Papers

MRS Advances Special Issue on “Materials advances in application to COVID-19 related challenges”

Soliciting papers related to materials processing, design, and performance for personal protective equipment, diagnostic techniques made possible from advances in materials and interfaces, bioactive surfaces, and the interaction of materials with viruses.  

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2020

News

The quest for materials solutions to the coronavirus pandemic
MRS Bulletin | August 10, 2020

US visa problems amid COVID-19 disrupt materials research
MRS Bulletin | August 10, 2020

Government funding ramps up COVID-19 research around the globe
MRS Bulletin | July 13, 2020

Q & A: COVID-19 pandemic - Hortense Le Ferrand
MRS Bulletin | July 10, 2020

Animation of nanosponges and SARS COV-2 coronavirus
SciTech Daily | July 8, 2020

Scientists take a closer look at materials for homemade masks
c&en | June 25, 2020

Q & A: COVID-19 pandemic - Christopher Bettinger
MRS Bulletin | June 22, 2020

Q & A: COVID-19 pandemic - Michael Fitzsimmons
MRS Bulletin | June 16, 2020

The next 75 years: Symposium sparks upgrade to US policy model for R&D
MRS Bulletin | June 10, 2020

The future of face masks: Copper, graphene, and self-sanitizing fabric
Fast Company | June 8, 2020

N95 Masks Reuseability - A material scientist's perspective
Video | May 27, 2020

Unexpected scientific insights into COVID-19 from AI machine learning tool
Berkeley Lab News | May 13, 2020

EC awards emergency funds for COVID-19 research
MRS Bulletin | May 7, 2020

Fighting Covid-19 by Connecting Materials Experts with Organizations in Need
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) | May 4, 2020

Hong Kong researchers invent antiviral coating
Reuters | April 27, 2020

WHO launches ambitious global project to develop Covid-19 medical products 
STAT News | April 24, 2020

Microneedle array key to deliver vaccine against COVID-19
Sophia Chen for MRS Bulletin Materials News Podcast  | April 14, 2020

Scientists have turned the structure of the coronavirus into music
Science | April 3, 2020

Labs are experimenting with new – but unproven – methods to create a coronavirus vaccine fast
The Conversation | April 2020

AMSBIO launches coronavirus - COVID-19 research products
amsbio | April 2020

How can materials science contribute to fighting against the new coronavirus?
Hortense Le Ferrand for Materials Connect Blog | March 30, 2020

Here's how nanoparticles could help us get closer to a treatment for COVID-19
News@Northeastern | March 2020

The Wyss Institute’s response to COVID-19: Beating back the coronavirus
Wyss Institute | March 2020

Synthetic biologists think they can develop a better coronavirus vaccine than nature could
Scientific American | March 2020

Coronavirus & Materials Science
Hortense Le Ferrand for Materials Connect Blog | February 13, 2020

MRS Journal and Book Content

Relevant content from MRS publications

Additive manufacturing for COVID-19: devices, materials, prospects, and challenges
MRS Communications

With resilience comes positive growth
MRS Bulletin

Arsenal of microfluidic testing devices may combat COVID-19 pandemic
MRS Bulletin

MRS Government Affairs Committee responds to COVID-19 pandemic
MRS Bulletin

Q & A: The COVID-19 pandemic
MRS Bulletin

How can materials science contribute to fighting against the new coronavirus?
MRS Bulletin

EC awards emergency funds for COVID-19 research
MRS Bulletin

Design and synthesis of an antigenic mimic of the Ebola glycoprotein
Journal of Materials Research

Graphene based biosensors for healthcare
Journal of Materials Research

Graphene based biosensors—Accelerating medical diagnostics to new-dimensions
Journal of Materials Research

Modulation of MS2 virus adsorption on TiO2 semiconductor film by nitrogen doping
Journal of Materials Research

Antiviral Activity of Silver Nanoparticles Immobilized onto Textile Fabrics Synthesized by Radiochemical Process
MRS Advances

Reusable Surface Molecular Imprint Biosensors Aided by Naturally Occurring Surface Roughness Indices for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
MRS Advances

Towards Novel Graphene-Enabled Diagnostic Assays with Improved Signal-to-Noise Ratio
MRS Advances

Optically and Chemically Encoded Nanoparticle Materials for DNA and Protein Detection
MRS Bulletin

Biological Interactions of Oxide Nanoparticles: The Good and the Evil
MRS Bulletin Theme Issue

Cryogenic Electron Microscopy
MRS Bulletin
Theme Issue

DNA Nanotechnology: A Foundation for Programmable Nanoscale Materials
MRS Bulletin
Theme Issue

Materials for Biological Modulation, Sensing, Imaging
MRS Bulletin
Theme Issue

Analytical methods for detection of Zika virus
MRS Communications

Flexible substrate sensors for multiplex biomarker monitoring
MRS Communications

Organic electrochemical transistors as impedance biosensors
MRS Communications

Detection of Respiratory Viruses with Plastic High Throughput Screening Devices
MRS Online Proceedings Library Archive

From an Integrated Biochip Detection System to a Defensive Weapon Against the SARS-CoV Virus: OBMorph
MRS Online Proceedings Library Archive

Structural DNA Nanotechnology
Book published by MRS and Cambridge University Press