COVID-19 One Year Later: A Host Response Symposium


Join us for a short symposium featuring scientific talks and a panel discussion around COVID-19 research and how it has impacted the future of infectious disease studies as we celebrate the one year anniversary of the launch of the nCounter® Host Response Panel, a 785-plex, pathogen-agnostic panel for studying the innate and adaptive host immune response to invading pathogens.

20 minsThe nCounter Host Response Panel as Part of the Infectious Disease Toolbox – Presented by Elizabeth Schneider, PhD, Senior Global Marketing Manager, NanoString Technologies

20 minsAn investigation of Type I IFN driven immunity against SARS-CoV-2 – Presented by Jonathan Lopez, PhD, PharmD, Medical Biologist, LBMMS of the CHU de Lyon, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Lyon East Faculty of Medicine, & Lyon Cancer Research Center

20 minsDetermining a role for SARS-COV-2 membrane protein in COVID-19 pathogenesis – Presented by Yusuf Omosun, PhD, Assistant Professor Microbiology, Biochemistry & Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine

20 minsA self-transcribing and replicating RNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccine produces protective adaptive immunity in mice – Presented by Esther Shuyi Gan, PhD, Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Medical School

10 mins – Q&A Session

30 minsHow has the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of infectious disease research? – A Panel Discussion with Drs. Lopez, Omosun, and Gan; Moderator: Elizabeth Schneider