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PBSS Free Online Symposium: Readying for the Vaccines: Latest Updates on COVID-19 Vaccine Development and Implementation

December 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm


The COVID-19 vaccines are finally coming! This extraordinary achievement highlights what scientists in academia and the pharmaceutical and biotech industry have been able to do toward conquering this deadly virus. Come join us at this mini-symposium to learn from our experts about the technical, clinical and implementation aspects of these life-saving vaccines.

Introduction (10 min)
Shichang Miao, PhD, President PBSS

Translational Science and Medicine in COVID-19 Pandemic (10 min)
John J. Sninsky, PhD (Translational Science Consultant)

Vaccine Technology (20 min)
Ian Villamagna, PhD (Precision Nanosystems)

Break (5 min)

Vaccine Efficacy, Safety and Distribution (45 min)
Arthur L. Reingold, MD (Division Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UC Berkeley and Chair of California State COVID-19 Vaccine Workgroup)

Implications of COVID-19 Vaccines on Diagnostic Tests (25 min)
Michael P. Busch MD, PhD (UCSF and Director of Vitalant Research Institute)

Q&A (35 min)


December 21, 2020
11:00 am - 1:30 pm