WEHI Community Virtual Forum: COVID-19 Under the microscope

Where: Webinar

When: Tue 27th Oct 2020, 17:00 – 18:30 (1 hour, 30 minutes)

Presented by: Walter + Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

WEHI director Professor Doug Hilton AO invites you to an online forum to hear from our scientific expert panel about how the Institute is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the breakthroughs? What looks promising? What is on the horizon?

A WEHI community virtual forum Tuesday, 27 October 2020 5pm-6.30pm via online video conference

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Sir Gustav Nossal

Opening address by Sir Gustav Nossal AC CBE

Patron and past director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (1965-1996), renowned immunologist and Patron to Philanthropy Australia.

COVID-19 research panel

Professor Marc Pellegrini

Professor Marc Pellegrini

Joint Division Head, Infectious Diseases and Immune Defence, and infectious diseases clinician

Topic: From bench to bedside – combatting COVID-19 requires multiple approaches

Associate Professor Wai-Hong Tham

Associate Professor Wai-Hong Tham

Joint Division Head, Infectious Diseases and Immune Defence

Topic: Antibodies: alpacas and the fascinating area of biologics – aimed at preventing COVID-19

Dr Vanessa Bryant

Dr Vanessa Bryant

Laboratory Head, Immunology division

Topic: COVID-19 PROFILE Clinical Study – understanding how an individual’s immune system reacts to SARS-CoV-2 infections

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