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Clarkson SARS-CoV-2 Webinar Series

Immunity to Coronavirus: The Stealth of SARS CoV-2 and a Naïve Population

Presenter: Deborah Brown, PhD

June 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm EDT

Dr. Deborah Brown, Immunologist with the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake, studies viral infections. More specifically, her research program attempts to understand how T cells are activated, differentiate into memory and provide protection against viral infections. In this talk, she will discuss the current understanding of immune response to SARS CoV-2. Dr. Brown will introduce the components of the immune system important in fighting viral infections using influenza as an example. She will then go on to discuss SARS CoV-2, its similarities to other coronaviruses, and what we know about the immune response to CoV-2. Finally, she will outline different strategies to produce vaccines against SARS CoV-2 and the current status of clinical trials will be discussed.

Webinar will start promptly at 3 p.m.  Feel free to join Zoom link at 2:45 p.m.

Questions? Please contact Clarkson Ignite at ignite@clarkson.edu