Monday August 31st, 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

Anne Wyllie, PhD

Associate Research Scientist, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases Public Health Modeling Unit, ​Yale School of Public Health

“Saliva for SARS-CoV-2 detection”

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm

Chad J. Roy, PhD, MSPH

Director, Infectious Disease Aerobiology; Director, Biodefense Research Programs; ​Tulane National Primate Research Center

P​rofessor of Microbiology & Immunology, ​Tulane School of Medicine

“​Exploratory aerobiology of SARS-CoV-2 and plausibility of aerosol transmission​”

2:55 pm - 3:20 pm

Alexander Hoischen, PhD

Associate Professor, Genomic technologies & immuno-genomics,
“Presence of rare TLR7 variants among young men with severe COVID-19”

3:20 pm - 3:45 pm

E. John Wherry, PhD

Richard and Barbara Schiffrin President’s Distinguished Professor; Chair, Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics; Director, Institute for Immunology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

“Immune profiling of COVID-19 infection”