The University of Miami is a Florida-based institution of higher learning. It has 11 schools and colleges that offer both undergraduate and graduate programs. The research at the university is done in multiple fields including medicine, marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.
The university collaborated with Heat Biologics in 2020 in an attempt to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. The vaccine is based on a protein subunit (gp-96 backbone) that occurs naturally in human cells and activates an immune response to the virus.
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University of Miami working to develop vaccine
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- COVID-19COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for coronavirus disease 2019, a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain called SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 by the World Health Organization.
- EducationNAICS industry sector 61 - establishments that provide instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects. This instruction and training is provided by specialized establishments, such as schools, colleges, universities, and training centers.