February 8-9, 2021 | 3:00PM EST | 8:00PM UTC*
*Program is in development and subject to change
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Over the course of 2020, the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has spread across the globe causing an ongoing pandemic responsible for the deaths of more than 1.3 million people. It has brought countries to a standstill, strained hospital systems, and plunged the world into an economic recession. Against this backdrop, the mini Keystone eSymposium “COVID-19: One Year Later” will begin with a keynote address by Dr. Anthony Fauci and then delve into the biology of SARS-CoV-2 transmissibility and spread. Human innate and adaptive immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 will be discussed and updates on the current state of monoclonal antibody-based therapies and prophylactic vaccines will be presented. As people around the globe await the arrival of effective preventive and treatment strategies that might bring an end to the current crisis, this mini-symposium will discuss the risk of future zoonotic transmissions of coronaviruses, especially from bats. Finally, the successes and challenges of modelling COVID-19 dynamics will be the focus of a panel discussion with emphasis on lessons learned for future pandemics. This mini-symposium will be of broad interest to scientists across many disciplines who wish to gain a better understanding of the current pandemic and the application of this knowledge to the prevention of future outbreaks.
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Speaking at this eSymposia
Ralph S. Baric
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Catherine A. Blish
Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Benjamin John Cowling
Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Ali H. Ellebedy
Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Mark T. Esser
Anthony S. Fauci
NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Gabriel M. Leung
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Virginia Tech, USA
Doherty Institute, Australia
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Christopher J.L. Murray
University of Washington, USA
Kathleen M. Neuzil
University of Maryland, USA
Lisa F.P. Ng
SIgN (Singapore Immunology Network), Singapore
University of Melbourne, Australia
Roskilde Universitet, Denmark
NanoImaging Services, USA
Patrick M. Sexton
Monash University, Australia
University of British Columbia, Canada
University of British Columbia, Canada
Astex Pharmaceuticals, UK
Elizabeth R. Wright
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Princeton University, USA
University of Oxford, UK
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Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1R13CA254450-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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