Padmapriya P. Banada, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
room W210-N

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Banada PP, Green R, Streck D, Kurvathi R, Reiss R, Banik S, Daivaa N, Montalvan I, Jones R, Marras SAE, Chakravorty S, Alland D (2023) An expanded RT-PCR melting temperature coding assay to rapidly identify all known SARS-CoV-2 variants and sub-variants of concern. Scientific Reports 13: 21927. PMI: 38081834. To view and download the article, visit

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