Within Striking Distance

A photo of James Pustejovsky, taken outside his home, shot through an open window, showing him at work on his laptop.

James Pustejovsky, the TJX Feldberg Professor of Computer Science, works at his home in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. He’s developed a computer-based platform that can quickly sort through reams of published research on the coronavirus, to help scientists see patterns and detect trends that could lead to a COVID-19 treatment or cure.

Read more about what he and fellow Brandeis researchers Michael Rosbash, Tijana Ivanovic, Pengyu Hong and Hongfu Liu are doing to fight COVID-19. And learn how the university as a whole is stepping up to meet the challenges of a sobering pandemic with innovation, grit and compassion.