New Report Highlights Stories of COVID-19 Response by CCST’s Partner Institutions

April 21, 2021 | ,   | Contact: Mikel Shybut


SACRAMENTO, Calif.—A new report released by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) highlights some of the ways in which CCST’s Partner Institutions have rapidly pivoted their resources, expertise, and research efforts toward responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. CCST’s Partner Institutions include eleven of California’s world-class educational and research institutions.

The report can be read and downloaded on CCST’s website:

“CCST’s Partner Institutions stepped up to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in creative and practical ways for the benefit of California and beyond,” said CCST Executive Director Amber Mace. “CCST is excited to be able to share just a few of the ways that California’s academic and research institutions have applied their resources and expertise to addressing the pandemic.”

The report highlights stories from each institution, grouped by the following categories: medicine, virology, and vaccines; engineering; public health and epidemiology; students and education; environment and air quality; community organization; economy and employment; social and behavioral science; and public policy.

CCST has formal partnerships with eleven of California’s world-class educational and research institutions:

•  California Community Colleges
•  California Institute of Technology
•  California State University
•  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
•  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
•  NASA Ames Research Center
•  NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
•  Sandia National Laboratories
•  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
•  Stanford University
•  University of California




About the California Council on Science and Technology

The California Council on Science and Technology is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established via the California State Legislature — making California’s policies stronger with science and technology since 1988. We engage leading experts in science and technology to advise State policymakers — ensuring that California policy is strengthened and informed by scientific knowledge, research, and innovation.


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