Monday, April 12th, 2021

Opening remarks

Tom Maniatis, PhD

Evnin Family Scientific Director and CEO, New York Genome Center

Professor, Zuckerman Institute, Columbia University

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Carlos Cordon-Cardo, MD, PhD

Professor and System-Chair, Pathology, Molecular and Cell Based Medicine; SVP, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Mount Sinai Health System; Director, Pathology, Mount Sinai Hospital; Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences; Professor, Oncological Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“COVID-19: Pathophysiology and Staging of a New Disease”

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Jane A McKeating, PhD

Professor of Molecular Virology, University of Oxford, UK




Peter Wing, PhD

Research Fellow, University of Oxford, UK

“Hypoxia and SARS-CoV-2”

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Peter JM Openshaw, MB BS BSc PhD FBS FRCP FMedSci

Professor of Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London

“Inflammation, disease and immunity in hospitalised patients with Covid”

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Balazs Halmos, MD, MS

Professor, Department of Medicine (Oncology), Albert Einstein School of Medicine; Director, Thoracic Oncology; Director, Clinical Cancer Genomics, Montefiore

“Covid-19 – global impact amongst patients with cancer”