Coronavirus (COVID-19): Latest resources from the Center

At the Monell Center, scientists from many disciplines work together to focus on understanding the mechanisms and functions of taste and smell and define the broad significance of these senses in human health and disease. Monell is the world’s only independent, non-profit scientific institute dedicated to basic research on taste and smell.

Dr. George Preti

In Memoriam

Sadly, we share that Monell Member Dr. George Preti, best known for his work on the chemistry of human body odors, passed away in March.
Read more about his life and work.


COVID-19 Survey

People with confirmed or presumed COVID-19 urged to participate in survey on smell and taste loss.
Read more.

Click this button to visit our anosmia awareness website.

The COVID-19 Nose Seminar

Special Seminar: The COVID-19 Nose

Join us for a virtual event on June 2 to discuss symptoms and biology related to SARS-CoV-2.
Learn more and register here.