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  • Keynote Presentation: A Newcastle Disease Virus-Based COVID-19 Vaccine with Live Q&A
    OCT 19, 2022 6:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: A Newcastle Disease Virus-Based COVID-19 Vaccine with Live Q&A

    Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, PhD
    Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Medicine, Tisch Cancer Center Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibodies with GenScript's SARS-CoV-2 Surrogate Virus Neutralization (sVNT) Test
    OCT 19, 2022 6:45 AM PDT

    Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibodies with GenScript's SARS-CoV-2 Surrogate Virus Neutralization (sVNT) Test

    Amanda Grimm
    Senior Product Manager- Diagnostics, GenScript USA
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  GenScript
  • Keynote Presentation: The Direct and Indirect Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children with Live Q&A
    OCT 19, 2022 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The Direct and Indirect Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children with Live Q&A

    Scott A. Rivkees, MD
    Professor of Practice and Vice Chair, Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice Brown University School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Influenza: An Underestimated Threat
    OCT 19, 2022 8:15 AM PDT

    Influenza: An Underestimated Threat

    Dr. Ari Frenkel
    Chief Science Officer, Arkstone Medical Solutions
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: The Future of Covid-19: Expectations and Lessons with Live Q&A
    OCT 19, 2022 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The Future of Covid-19: Expectations and Lessons with Live Q&A

    Ali H. Mokdad, PhD
    Chief Strategy Officer, Population Health, University of Washington; Director, Middle Eastern Initiatives Professor, Health Metrics Sciences Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Microbial Air Monitoring Facilitates Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Response
    OCT 19, 2022 9:45 AM PDT

    Microbial Air Monitoring Facilitates Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Response

    Eric Clement Arakel
    Global Project Manager for Sartorius
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  Sartorius
  • Keynote Presentation: SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: Natural History, Diagnosis and Monitoring: Lessons Learned with Live Q&A
    OCT 19, 2022 10:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: Natural History, Diagnosis and Monitoring: Lessons Learned with Live Q&A

    Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, MD
    Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity, Taube Endowed Professor of Global Health and Infectious Diseases, Professor of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Population Health, Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Stanford University School of Medicine, Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control and Attending Physician, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Advancing Toward Recovery from Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC): The NIH RECOVER Initiative with Live Q&A
    OCT 19, 2022 12:00 PM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Advancing Toward Recovery from Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC): The NIH RECOVER Initiative with Live Q&A

    Walter Koroshetz, MD
    Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 19, 2022 1:00 PM PDT

    Panel Presentation: COVID-19 Testing: Results and Recommendations from the Coronavirus Standards Working Group

    Marc Salit, PhD, Eric Morreale, PhD
    Marc Salit, PhD
    Director, Joint Initiative for Metrology in Biology, Stanford University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Eric Morreale, PhD
    Director of Product Management at LGC Clinical Diagnostics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • A Phase 1 Trial of Cyclosporine for Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19
    OCT 19, 2022 1:30 PM PDT

    A Phase 1 Trial of Cyclosporine for Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19

    Julia Han Noll, MS
    University of Pennsylvania
    BIOGRAPHY
The following webinars will be readily on-demand when the event starts
  • Evolution of SARS-CoV-2

    Evolution of SARS-CoV-2

    Kei Sato, PhD
    Professor, The Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
    BIOGRAPHY
  • mRNA Variant Vaccines as a Second Boost: results from the COVID-19 Variant Immunologic Landscape Trial (COVAIL Trial)

    mRNA Variant Vaccines as a Second Boost: results from the COVID-19 Variant Immunologic Landscape Trial (COVAIL Trial)

    Nadine Rouphael, MD
    Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Executive Director, Hope Clinic
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SARS-CoV-2 Interactions with the Host Innate Immune Response and the Ubiquitin System

    SARS-CoV-2 Interactions with the Host Innate Immune Response and the Ubiquitin System

    Ricardo Rajsbaum, PhD.
    Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, Center for Virus-Host-Innate Immunity (CVHII), Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases, Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School Cancer Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sex Differences and Effects of Pregnancy on Symptoms and Severity of COVID-19

    Sex Differences and Effects of Pregnancy on Symptoms and Severity of COVID-19

    Sabra L. Klein, PhD
    Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and International Health, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Co-director, Center for Women's Health, Sex, and Gender Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Variant-Resistant Antibody Recognition from a Global Consortium

    Variant-Resistant Antibody Recognition from a Global Consortium

    Erica Ollmann Saphire, PhD
    Professor, La Jolla Institute for Immunology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Toward Universal Coronavirus Vaccines: From Concept to Clinic
    MAY 04, 2022 6:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Toward Universal Coronavirus Vaccines: From Concept to Clinic

    Kayvon Modjarrad, MD, PhD
    Director, Emerging Infectious Diseases Branch Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Medical Officer, Civilian, Department of the Army, Associate Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: SARS-CoV2: Rapid Response Platforms for Pandemic Virus Control in the 21st Century
    MAY 04, 2022 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: SARS-CoV2: Rapid Response Platforms for Pandemic Virus Control in the 21st Century

    Ralph S. Baric, PhD
    Kenan Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health and Microbiology and Immunology School of Medicine, University of North Carolina
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: After the Mandates End: Preparing for the Next COVID-19 Variant
    MAY 04, 2022 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: After the Mandates End: Preparing for the Next COVID-19 Variant

    Abraham Flaxman, PhD
    Associate Professor, Health Metrics Sciences, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Covid-19: Variants Have Changed the Endgame
    MAY 04, 2022 10:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Covid-19: Variants Have Changed the Endgame

    Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim, FRS
    Director: CAPRISA, CAPRISA Professor of Global Health: Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Neuropathology of SARS-CoV-2 as Revealed by Spatial Biology
    MAY 04, 2022 10:30 AM PDT

    Neuropathology of SARS-CoV-2 as Revealed by Spatial Biology

    Susanne Krasemann, MD, PhD
    Group Leader, Institute of Neuropathology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, UKE; Head of the Core Facility, Experimental Pathology "Mouse Patho", UKE
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 04, 2022 12:00 PM PDT

    Panel Presentation: Responding to SARS-CoV-2 Variants, such as Omicron: Detection and Surveillance

    Vanessa Lacey, PhD, Jelena Feenstra, PhD
    Vanessa Lacey, PhD
    Staff Scientist, Molecular Biology, Clinical Applications, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
    Jelena Feenstra, PhD
    Senior Manager, Global Scientific Communications, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 04, 2022 1:30 PM PDT

    Panel Presentation: Advance your High-Throughput Workflow with Sample Preparation and Automation

    Hannah Saunders, Fan Liu, PhD, Lillie Manley
    Hannah Saunders
    Manager, Clinical Sample Preparation R&D, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
    Fan Liu, PhD
    Staff Engineer, Systems Design, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
    Lillie Manley
    Scientist III, Clinical Sample Preparation R&D, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 04, 2022 1:30 PM PDT

    Panel Presentation: Optimized Sample Processing and NGS Techniques for Wastewater-Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2

    Jonathan Shaffer, PhD, MBA, Dominic O'Neil, MS, MBA
    Sponsored By:  QIAGEN
    Jonathan Shaffer, PhD, MBA
    Director, R&D, NGS Assay Technologies, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dominic O'Neil, MS, MBA
    Director of Microbiome Product Development, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Deep Spatiotemporal Insights into COVID-19: a Multi-organ Study
    MAY 04, 2022 3:00 PM PDT

    Deep Spatiotemporal Insights into COVID-19: a Multi-organ Study

    Arutha Kulasinghe, PhD
    NHMRC Research Fellow, The University of Queensland
    BIOGRAPHY
The following webinars will be readily on-demand when the event starts
  • COVID: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?

    COVID: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?

    Andrew Noymer, PhD
    Epidemiologist and Population Health Scientist, Associate Professor, Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention, University of California, Irvine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • COVID Testing: The Key to the Beginning, Middle & End of the Global Pandemic

    COVID Testing: The Key to the Beginning, Middle & End of the Global Pandemic

    Mara G. Aspinall
    Managing Director, Health Catalysts Group and Professor of Practice, Biomedical Diagnostics, Arizona State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Epistatic Interactions Among SARS-CoV-2 Spike Amino Acids Required for Viability of Variants of Concern

    Epistatic Interactions Among SARS-CoV-2 Spike Amino Acids Required for Viability of Variants of Concern

    Jeremy Luban, MD
    Professor, David J. Freelander Chair in AIDS Research, Program in Molecular Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biotechnology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Neuropathology of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Aged Non-human Primates

    Neuropathology of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Aged Non-human Primates

    Tracy Fischer, PhD
    Associate Professor, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Division of Comparative Pathology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Top 10 Lessons Learned from COVID with a Focus on Minority Populations and a Way Forward

    Top 10 Lessons Learned from COVID with a Focus on Minority Populations and a Way Forward

    Peter Chin-Hong, MD
    Associate Dean, Regional Campuses, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Discovery and Biology of Protective SARS-CoV-2 Human Monoclonal Antibodies
    OCT 13, 2021 6:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Discovery and Biology of Protective SARS-CoV-2 Human Monoclonal Antibodies

    James Crowe, MD
    Director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Ann Scott Carell Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Impact of New Escape Variants and Waning Immunity on the Covid-19 Pandemic
    OCT 13, 2021 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Impact of New Escape Variants and Waning Immunity on the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Ali H. Mokdad, PhD
    Chief Strategy Officer, Population Health, University of Washington; Director, Middle Eastern Initiatives Professor, Health Metrics Sciences Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Costly Closures: The Return on Investment in COVID-19 Prevention for Retail, School, Sports, and Entertainment
    OCT 13, 2021 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Costly Closures: The Return on Investment in COVID-19 Prevention for Retail, School, Sports, and Entertainment

    Blythe Adamson, PhD, MPH
    Founder and Epidemiologist, Infectious Economics, LLC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Altered MicroRNA Expression in COVID-19 Patients Accurately Identifies of SARS-CoV-2 Infection
    OCT 13, 2021 10:30 AM PDT

    Altered MicroRNA Expression in COVID-19 Patients Accurately Identifies of SARS-CoV-2 Infection

    Ryan Farr, PhD
    Research Scientist, Host Response Team, Health and Biosecurity (H&B) at the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP) , CSIRO
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  QIAGEN
  • Spatial Transcriptomic Profiling of Severe COVID-19 Patients
    OCT 13, 2021 10:30 AM PDT

    Spatial Transcriptomic Profiling of Severe COVID-19 Patients

    Camilla Margaroli, PhD
    Department of Medicine; Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care University of Alabama at Birmingham
    BIOGRAPHY
  • A Virtual Conversation with Dr. John Moore: COVID Vaccines and Variants
    OCT 13, 2021 12:00 PM PDT

    A Virtual Conversation with Dr. John Moore: COVID Vaccines and Variants

    John P. Moore, PhD
    Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2021 1:30 PM PDT

    Panel Presentation: Advantage of Absolute Quantification of Digital PCR in Wastewater Monitoring QIAGEN's Workflow Solutions for SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance

    Dominic O'Neil, MS, MBA, Colin Donohoe, PhD
    Sponsored By:  QIAGEN
    Dominic O'Neil, MS, MBA
    Director of Microbiome Product Development, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
    Colin Donohoe, PhD
    Senior Scientist, Research and Development at QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SARS-CoV-2 Related Workflow and Solutions: Detection and Genotyping​
    OCT 13, 2021 1:30 PM PDT

    SARS-CoV-2 Related Workflow and Solutions: Detection and Genotyping​

    Manohar R. Furtado, PhD
    Director R&D, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Genetic Testing Solutions
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Accelerating SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance with High-throughput NGS
    OCT 13, 2021 3:00 PM PDT

    Accelerating SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance with High-throughput NGS

    James Caffrey, PhD, MBA
    Director Strategic Marketing, Genomics, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  QIAGEN
  • SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibody Testing for Vaccine Efficacy Assessment
    OCT 13, 2021 3:00 PM PDT

    SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibody Testing for Vaccine Efficacy Assessment

    Sean Taylor, MBA, PhD
    North American Field Application Scientist Manager, GenScript USA, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  GenScript
  • Delivering Insights by Analyzing Metagenomic NGS Data
    OCT 13, 2021 4:30 PM PDT

    Delivering Insights by Analyzing Metagenomic NGS Data

    Patrick Ettenhuber, PhD
    Product Owner
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  QIAGEN
  • New Diagnostic Tools to Fight the Pandemic - Screening and Syndromic Testing
    OCT 13, 2021 4:30 PM PDT

    New Diagnostic Tools to Fight the Pandemic - Screening and Syndromic Testing

    Arvind Kothandaraman
    General Manager, Specialty Diagnostics
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PerkinElmer
The following webinars will be readily on-demand when the event starts
  • Rapid and Inexpensive Whole-Genome Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 Using the "Midnight" Panel

    Rapid and Inexpensive Whole-Genome Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 Using the "Midnight" Panel

    Nikki Freed, PhD
    Lead at Auckland Genomics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SARS-CoV-2 Evolution: Addition by Subtraction

    SARS-CoV-2 Evolution: Addition by Subtraction

    Kevin R. McCarthy, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Vaccine Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Infectious Disease Diagnostics: A Critical Pandemic Preparedness Tool

    Infectious Disease Diagnostics: A Critical Pandemic Preparedness Tool

    Amesh A. Adalja, MD
    Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Low-Dose mRNA-1273 COVID-19 Vaccine Generates Durable Memory Enhanced by Cross-reactive T Cells

    Low-Dose mRNA-1273 COVID-19 Vaccine Generates Durable Memory Enhanced by Cross-reactive T Cells

    Daniela Weiskopf, PhD
    Research Assistant Professor, Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • COVID Policy in the Vaccine Era

    COVID Policy in the Vaccine Era

    Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD
    Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 14, 2021 6:00 AM PDT

    A two-pronged approach to tackle COVID-19: Lessons learned from temporal and spatial expression analysis of infected tissue

    Eugenia Z. Ong, PhD, Joe Poh Sheng Yeong, MBBS PhD Mmed (Path)
    Eugenia Z. Ong, PhD
    Senior Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore
    Joe Poh Sheng Yeong, MBBS PhD Mmed (Path)
    Associate Faculty, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (A*STAR) Singapore
  • APR 14, 2021 6:00 AM PDT

    Novel, high throughput test for detection of SARS-Cov-2 neutralizing antibodies

    Shuting Xu, PhD
    Field Appication Scientist
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  GenScript
  • Keynote Presentation: The impact of the New COVID-19 Variants and Vaccine Rollout on the pandemic
    APR 14, 2021 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The impact of the New COVID-19 Variants and Vaccine Rollout on the pandemic

    Ali H. Mokdad, PhD
    Chief Strategy Officer, Population Health, University of Washington; Director, Middle Eastern Initiatives Professor, Health Metrics Sciences Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: What the NIH Serosurvey Tells Us So Far and Why We Should Try to Develop a Broadly Protective/Universal Beta-Coronavirus Vaccine
    APR 14, 2021 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: What the NIH Serosurvey Tells Us So Far and Why We Should Try to Develop a Broadly Protective/Universal Beta-Coronavirus Vaccine

    Matthew J. Memoli, MD, MS
    Director, LID Clinical Studies Unit, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: New Vaccine and Antiviral Strategies for COVID-19
    APR 14, 2021 10:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: New Vaccine and Antiviral Strategies for COVID-19

    Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, PhD
    Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Medicine, Tisch Cancer Center Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 14, 2021 12:00 PM PDT

    New Challenges for SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostics: Viral Load Testing and Variant Strain Genotyping

    Russell Garlick, PhD, Nathan A. Ledeboer, PhD
    Sponsored By:  LGC Seracare
    Russell Garlick, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, LGC SeraCare
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nathan A. Ledeboer, PhD
    Professor and Vice Chair, Pathology; Medical Director, Medical College of Wisconsin
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Solutions for SARS-CoV-2 Strain Lineage Surveillance
    APR 14, 2021 12:00 PM PDT

    Solutions for SARS-CoV-2 Strain Lineage Surveillance

    Stephen Jackson
    Associate Director, Product Applications Genetic Sciences Division, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 14, 2021 1:30 PM PDT

    Automated Solutions for SARS-CoV-2 Variant Identification and Surveillance

    Anthony Tong, PhD, Subodh Nimkar
    Sponsored By:  BGI Americas
    Anthony Tong, PhD
    Director of Product Management, BGI
    BIOGRAPHY
    Subodh Nimkar
    Senior Product Manager, Complete Genomics Facility, MGI
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Molecular Testing for the Detection and Strain Identification of SARS-CoV-2
    APR 14, 2021 1:30 PM PDT

    Molecular Testing for the Detection and Strain Identification of SARS-CoV-2

    Manohar R. Furtado, PhD
    Director R&D, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Genetic Testing Solutions
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 14, 2021 3:00 PM PDT

    NEXTFLEX® Variant-Seq™ SARS-CoV-2 Kit

    Pedro Echave, PhD
    Global Leader, NGS Product Experts, PerkinElmer
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PerkinElmer
  • Quick and Easy Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 to Identify Variants of Concern
    APR 14, 2021 3:00 PM PDT

    Quick and Easy Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 to Identify Variants of Concern

    Jordan RoseFigura, PhD
    Director of Material Sciences, Swift Biosciences
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  Swift Biosciences
  • APR 14, 2021 4:30 PM PDT

    How RT-PCR Testing Allows Labcorp to Perform National SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Surveillance

    Brian Krueger, PhD
    Associate Vice President, Research and Development, Laboratory Corporation of America
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PacBio
The following webinars will be readily on-demand when the event starts
  • Clarigene: a Pandemic Diagnostic Story

    Clarigene: a Pandemic Diagnostic Story

    Michael Risley, PhD
    Chief Development Officer, Yourgene Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Is SNP Genotyping a Better Approach for Monitoring for Known Variants of Concern

    Is SNP Genotyping a Better Approach for Monitoring for Known Variants of Concern

    Richard Michelmore
    Distinguished Professor and Director, The Genome Center, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility, University of California, Davis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • New Technologies for Accessible, Durable and Broadly Protective Coronavirus Vaccines

    New Technologies for Accessible, Durable and Broadly Protective Coronavirus Vaccines

    Corey Casper, M.D., MPH
    CEO, IDRI; Clinical Professor of Medicine and Global Health, University of Washington; Affiliate Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SARS-CoV-2 - Dynamics of the COVID-19 Epidemic

    SARS-CoV-2 - Dynamics of the COVID-19 Epidemic

    Harm van Bakel, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    BIOGRAPHY
  • The Next Big Question: Genomic Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2

    The Next Big Question: Genomic Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2

    Gary Schroth, Ph.D.
    Vice President and Distinguished Scientist, Illumina
    BIOGRAPHY
  • The Rapid Development of COVID-19 Vaccines

    The Rapid Development of COVID-19 Vaccines

    Paul Goepfert
    Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham Director, Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic (AVRC)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Facial Masking for COVID-19: Transmission, Severity and Immunity
    DEC 03, 2020 6:00 AM PST

    Keynote Presentation: Facial Masking for COVID-19: Transmission, Severity and Immunity

    Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH
    Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief, Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine, UCSF, Director, UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Immunity in Those Undiagnosed with COVID-19 in the U.S.
    DEC 03, 2020 7:30 AM PST

    Keynote Presentation: Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Immunity in Those Undiagnosed with COVID-19 in the U.S.

    Matthew J. Memoli, MD, MS
    Director, LID Clinical Studies Unit, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • New! PerkinElmer® RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 Solution Updates
    DEC 03, 2020 9:00 AM PST

    New! PerkinElmer® RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 Solution Updates

    Arvind Kothandaraman
    General Manager, Specialty Diagnostics
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PerkinElmer
  • Transmission Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2: Inference and Projection
    DEC 03, 2020 9:00 AM PST

    Transmission Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2: Inference and Projection

    Jeffrey Shaman
    Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: COVID-19 Projections for the United States
    DEC 03, 2020 10:00 AM PST

    Keynote Presentation: COVID-19 Projections for the United States

    Ali H. Mokdad, PhD
    Chief Strategy Officer, Population Health, University of Washington; Director, Middle Eastern Initiatives Professor, Health Metrics Sciences Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Accelerating vaccine development using a next generation microfluidic CE platform
    DEC 03, 2020 10:30 AM PST

    Accelerating vaccine development using a next generation microfluidic CE platform

    Jeray Thelwell
    Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Biotherapeutics Solution Specialists
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PerkinElmer
  • DEC 03, 2020 10:30 AM PST

    The Immunology of COVID-19: A dynamic immune signature for prognosis and spatial transcriptomics of lung tissue

    Arutha Kulasinghe, PhD, Miguel Muñoz-Ruiz, PhD
    Arutha Kulasinghe, PhD
    Peter Doherty NHMRC Early Career Fellow at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
    BIOGRAPHY
    Miguel Muñoz-Ruiz, PhD
    PostDoc fellow at the Immunosurveillance Lab at the Francis Crick Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • DEC 03, 2020 12:00 PM PST

    Advancing SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostics Through Standardization and Quantitation

    Russell Garlick, PhD, Marc Salit, PhD
    Sponsored By:  LGC Seracare
    Russell Garlick, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, LGC SeraCare
    BIOGRAPHY
    Marc Salit, PhD
    Director, Joint Initiative for Metrology in Biology, Stanford University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Using an ARIES® Laboratory Developed Test for SARS-CoV-2 to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Louisville, KY
    DEC 03, 2020 1:30 PM PST

    Using an ARIES® Laboratory Developed Test for SARS-CoV-2 to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Louisville, KY

    Leslie A. Wolf, PhD, HCLD (ABB)
    Division of Infectious Diseases | University of Louisville
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Novel SARS-Cov-2 Neutralization Antibody test, performance and applications
    DEC 03, 2020 3:00 PM PST

    Novel SARS-Cov-2 Neutralization Antibody test, performance and applications

    Roumen Bogoev
    Director, Catalog Products, GenScript USA Inc
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  GenScript
  • An Iterative Approach to Structure-based in silico to in vivo Development of Combinatorial Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Therapy
    DEC 03, 2020 4:30 PM PST

    An Iterative Approach to Structure-based in silico to in vivo Development of Combinatorial Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Therapy

    Garth Ehrlich, PhD, FAAAS
    Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Professor of Otolarynology-Head and Neck Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
The following webinars will be readily on-demand when the event starts
  • COVID-19 RNA and DNA vaccines

    COVID-19 RNA and DNA vaccines

    Deborah Fuller, PhD
    Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Division Chief, Infectious Diseases and Translational Medicine, Washington National Primate Research Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Development, assessment and commercialization of serological SARS CoV-2 tests - an interdisciplinary success story

    Development, assessment and commercialization of serological SARS CoV-2 tests - an interdisciplinary success story

    Dr. Mark Dürkop
    CEO Novasign GmbH, Project Lead BOKU - Department of Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Immunity, Aging and COVID-19 : where do we stand?

    Immunity, Aging and COVID-19 : where do we stand?

    Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD
    Bowman Professor and Head, Department of Immunobiology, Co-Director, University of Arizona Center on Aging, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
    BIOGRAPHY
  • NGS Workflows for Studying Infectious Disease

    NGS Workflows for Studying Infectious Disease

    Gary P. Schroth, PhD
    Vice President and Distinguished Scientist, Illumina, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Putting COVID-19 Into Context

    Putting COVID-19 Into Context

    Amesh A. Adalja, MD
    Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Recent insights into SARS-CoV-2 intra-host population dynamics

    Recent insights into SARS-CoV-2 intra-host population dynamics

    Todd Treangen, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: The American Response to COVID-19: what went right, what went wrong
    SEP 17, 2020 6:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The American Response to COVID-19: what went right, what went wrong

    Ashish K. Jha, M.D., M.P.H.
    Dean, Brown University School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: IHME Covid-19 projections for the US: Strategies to reduce the spread
    SEP 17, 2020 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: IHME Covid-19 projections for the US: Strategies to reduce the spread

    Ali H. Mokdad, PhD
    Chief Strategy Officer, Population Health, University of Washington; Director, Middle Eastern Initiatives Professor, Health Metrics Sciences Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Coronaviruses: History, Biology and Innate Immune Antagonism
    SEP 17, 2020 9:00 AM PDT

    Coronaviruses: History, Biology and Innate Immune Antagonism

    Susan R. Weiss, PhD
    Professor and Vice Chair Department of Microbiology, Co-Director, Penn Center for Research on Coronaviruses and Other Emerging Pathogens Perelman school of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Preclinical Optical Imaging of Infectious Diseases
    SEP 17, 2020 9:00 AM PDT

    Preclinical Optical Imaging of Infectious Diseases

    Kevin Francis, PhD
    Divisional VP, Biology Solutions at PerkinElmer
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PerkinElmer
  • Purification of cells from SARS-CoV-2 convalescent samples and potentially infectious materials with fluorescent-activated cell sorting
    SEP 17, 2020 9:00 AM PDT

    Purification of cells from SARS-CoV-2 convalescent samples and potentially infectious materials with fluorescent-activated cell sorting

    Joe Ostrand, Ph.D.
    Flow Cytometry Specialist, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  Miltenyi Biotec
  • Keynote Presentation: Discovery of SARS-CoV-2 antivirals through large-scale repositioning studies
    SEP 17, 2020 10:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Discovery of SARS-CoV-2 antivirals through large-scale repositioning studies

    Sumit Chanda, PhD
    Director & Professor, Immunity & Pathogenesis Program, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Host and Viral Transcriptomes During COVID-19 Infection
    SEP 17, 2020 11:00 AM PDT

    Host and Viral Transcriptomes During COVID-19 Infection

    Christopher E. Mason, PhD
    Associate Professor of Genomics, Physiology, and Biophysics at Weill Cornell Medicine and the Director of the WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 17, 2020 11:00 AM PDT

    Innovative Reagent Solutions in Virology Research

    Mathis Laffenetre, Nicolas Pierre
    Sponsored By:  PerkinElmer
    Mathis Laffenetre
    Life Sciences Technology Platform Metabolic Diseases Reagents Leader
    Nicolas Pierre
    Life Sciences Technology Platforms Leader, Discovery Reagents
  • Lung-Chip - Accelerating Study of Viral Infection and Therapeutics
    SEP 17, 2020 11:00 AM PDT

    Lung-Chip - Accelerating Study of Viral Infection and Therapeutics

    Lorna Ewart, PhD
    EVP European Scientific Liaison Emulate, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  Emulate Bio
  • Advanced NGS solutions for SARS-CoV-2 monitoring and insights
    SEP 17, 2020 12:00 PM PDT

    Advanced NGS solutions for SARS-CoV-2 monitoring and insights

    Cris Kinross
    Global Market Development, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Antibody therapy against SARS-CoV-2: A Global Collaboration
    SEP 17, 2020 12:00 PM PDT

    Antibody therapy against SARS-CoV-2: A Global Collaboration

    Erica Ollmann Saphire, PhD
    Professor, La Jolla Institute for Immunology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Important considerations for choosing a SARS-CoV-2 assay
    SEP 17, 2020 12:00 PM PDT

    Important considerations for choosing a SARS-CoV-2 assay

    Arvind Kothandaraman
    General Manager, Specialty Diagnostics
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PerkinElmer
  • Keynote Presentation: SARS-CoV-2 Susceptibility, Transmission and Reinfection in Domestic Cats
    SEP 17, 2020 1:00 PM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: SARS-CoV-2 Susceptibility, Transmission and Reinfection in Domestic Cats

    Jürgen A. Richt, DVM, PhD
    Regents Distinguished Professor at KSU, University Distinguished Professor, Director - Center on Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (CEZID), NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 17, 2020 2:00 PM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The formation of an International Collaborative Network to find COVID-19 Therapeutics

    Jacqueline Fabius, Nevan Krogan, PhD
    Jacqueline Fabius
    Chief Operating Officer, Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI)
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nevan Krogan, PhD
    Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF, Principal Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Data Science and Biotechnology, Director of the Quantitative Bioscience Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Discovery of a druggable pocket in SARS-CoV-2 Spike: New avenue to defeat COVID-19?
    SEP 17, 2020 3:30 PM PDT

    Discovery of a druggable pocket in SARS-CoV-2 Spike: New avenue to defeat COVID-19?

    Imre Berger
    Founder and Managing Director of the Max Planck Bristol Centre for Minimal Biology
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  GenScript
  • Repurposing in COVID-19: Can we identify new antivirals
    SEP 17, 2020 3:30 PM PDT

    Repurposing in COVID-19: Can we identify new antivirals

    Sara Cherry, PhD
    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 17, 2020 3:30 PM PDT

    SARS-CoV-2 Testing Today and a New Serology Approach For High Throughput Screening

    Russell Garlick, PhD, Richard Hughes, Joel Lefferts, PhD, HCLD, DABCC
    Sponsored By:  LGC Seracare
    Russell Garlick, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, LGC SeraCare
    BIOGRAPHY
    Richard Hughes
    Associate Scientific Director at LGC
    BIOGRAPHY
    Joel Lefferts, PhD, HCLD, DABCC
    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Assistant Director, Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology (CGAT) Laboratory
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 17, 2020 4:30 PM PDT

    COVID-19 T-Cell Data: Mapping Out SARS-CoV-2 Antigen & T-Cell Repertoires

    Sean Nolan, Patrick Raber, PhD, Thomas Snyder, PhD
    Sean Nolan
    Distinguished Engineer
    BIOGRAPHY
    Patrick Raber, PhD
    Senior Manager, Research and Business Development
    BIOGRAPHY
    Thomas Snyder, PhD
    VP, Research, immunoSEQ Dx
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ultra-fast one-step RT-PCR protocol for the detection of SARS-CoV-2
    SEP 17, 2020 4:30 PM PDT

    Ultra-fast one-step RT-PCR protocol for the detection of SARS-CoV-2

    Brian McNally, PhD
    Chief Commercial Officer, Molecular Biology Systems, BV
    BIOGRAPHY
The following webinars will be readily on-demand when the event starts
  • Insights into SARS-CoV-2 Biology

    Insights into SARS-CoV-2 Biology

    Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, PhD
    Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Medicine, Tisch Cancer Center Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Testing for SARS-CoV-2: The Cleveland Clinic Experience

    Testing for SARS-CoV-2: The Cleveland Clinic Experience

    Gary Procop, MD, MS
    Medical Director & Co-Chair, Enterprise Laboratory Stewardship Committee, Enterprise Medical Operations, & Director of Microbiology, Virology, Mycology & Parasitology, Clevelaland Clinic
    BIOGRAPHY
  • The detection, characterization, and surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 viral genome using hybridization capture-based NGS assay

    The detection, characterization, and surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 viral genome using hybridization capture-based NGS assay

    Dorottya Nagy-Szakal, MD PhD
    Chief Medical Officer, Biotia, Research Assistant Professor, Department Cell Biology/College of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 6:00 AM PDT

    Enhanced, rapid NGS tools for viral research

    Cris Kinross
    Global Market Development, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 6:00 AM PDT

    Rapid Development of Multiplex Serological Assays for COVID-19 Beyond

    Steve Angeloni, Nicole Pecora, MD, PhD
    Steve Angeloni
    Senior Field Applications Scientist, Luminex
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nicole Pecora, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester NY
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 6:00 AM PDT

    Role of serology in the next phase of COVID-19 investigation and response

    Linfa Wang, PhD
    Professor & Director, Emerging Infectious Diseases Program, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  GenScript
  • JUN 17, 2020 7:30 AM PDT

    Advanced solutions for viral detection and immune monitoring

    Joel Guthridge, PhD, Petter Brodin, MD, PhD
    Sponsored By:  Standard BioTools
    Joel Guthridge, PhD
    Assistant Member, Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Director of Translational Informatics, Clinical Resources, Biorepository and Human Phenotyping Cores, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
    BIOGRAPHY
    Petter Brodin, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor and consultant physician Science for Life Laboratory, Karolinska Institutet Department of Pediatric Rheumatology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 7:30 AM PDT

    Development of Luminex Based Serological Test for COVID-19 Diagnosis and Monitoring

    Imad Tarhoni, MD, PhD
    Postdoctoral Fellow at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 7:30 AM PDT

    Effective RNA extraction for COVID-19 testing

    Gabriel Fernandez de Pierola, Christopher Norey, PhD
    Sponsored By:  Cytiva
    Gabriel Fernandez de Pierola
    General Manager - Genomics & Diagnostic Solutions Cytiva (formerly GE Life Sciences)
    BIOGRAPHY
    Christopher Norey, PhD
    R&D Leader, Cytiva (formerly GE Healthcare Life Sciences)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Another New Coronavirus?: The Coronaviruses of the 21st Century

    Stephen S. Morse, PhD, FAAM, F.A.C.E.
    Professor of Epidemiology, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 10:30 AM PDT

    Applications of Flow Cytometry and Imaging Flow Cytometry to COVID-19 Research

    Haley R. Pugsley, PhD, Kamala Tyagarajan, PhD
    Haley R. Pugsley, PhD
    Manager, Senior Scientist
    BIOGRAPHY
    Kamala Tyagarajan, PhD
    Director, Flow Cytometry Assays & Application
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 10:30 AM PDT

    Sleep Better Without Testing Nightmares: Critical Considerations When Choosing an RT-PCR Assay for SARS-CoV-2 Testing

    Arvind Kothandaraman
    General Manager, Specialty Diagnostics
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PerkinElmer
  • JUN 17, 2020 10:30 AM PDT

    Strategies and Challenges for COVID-19 Antibody Development

    Jiahui Yang, PhD
    Director, R&D, Sino Biological
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  Sino Biological
  • JUN 17, 2020 12:00 PM PDT

    High-Throughput Assay for Monitoring COVID19 Antibodies and Their Isotypes

    Susan Zolla-Pazner, PhD
    Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 12:00 PM PDT

    Luminex®: Flexible Solutions for SARS-CoV-2 Detection

    Aaron P. Benfield, PhD, Sherry A. Dunbar, PhD, MBA
    Aaron P. Benfield, PhD
    Senior Director, Molecular Applications
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sherry A. Dunbar, PhD, MBA
    Senior Director, Global Scientific Affairs
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 12:00 PM PDT

    Panel discussion: Critical design considerations for COVID-19 rapid POC diagnostic test development

    Klaus Hochleitner, PhD, Brendan O'Farrell, PhD, Darren Rowles, David Wilson, Lee Jenkins
    Sponsored By:  Cytiva
    Klaus Hochleitner, PhD
    Global Technology Lead, Diagnostics, Cytiva
    BIOGRAPHY
    Brendan O'Farrell, PhD
    President and Co-Founder, DCN Diagnostics
    BIOGRAPHY
    Darren Rowles
    President and CEO, Sona Nanotech
    BIOGRAPHY
    David Wilson
    Commercial Director, Diagnostics, Avacta Life Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
    Lee Jenkins
    Senior Product Leader, Cytiva
    BIOGRAPHY
  • JUN 17, 2020 1:30 PM PDT

    Harnessing the power of synthetic biology to combat COVID-19

    Dan Gibson, PhD, Krishna Kannan, PhD, Katie Lyons, MS
    Sponsored By:  Codex DNA
  • JUN 17, 2020 1:30 PM PDT