Monday August 17th, 2020

2:00 pm - 2:05 pm

Tom Maniatis, PhD

Evnin Family Scientific Director and CEO,

New York Genome Center

Professor, Zuckerman Institute, Columbia University


2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

Aviv Regev, PhD

Executive Vice President Research and Early Development, Genentech;

Corporate Executive Committee Member, Roche

 “Towards understanding COVID-19 infection, transmission & pathogenesis at single cell resolution”

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm

Albert Tenesa, PhD

Professor and Personal chair of Quantitative Genetics, 

The University of Edinburgh

“Coronagenes: Genetic susceptibility to COVID-19”

2:55 pm - 3:20 pm

Jian Han, MD., Ph.D.

Faculty Investigator, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.

Founder and Chairman of the Boards, iCubate Inc., & iRepertoire Inc.

“CoughDx, collecting respiratory droplets for COVID-19 molecular testing”

3:20 pm - 3:45 pm

Seán O’Donoghue, PhD 

Laboratory Head, Garvan Institute of Medical Research;

Conjoint Professor, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science (BABS), University of New South Wales (UNSW)

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Additional Q&A, Wrap-Up