Edinburgh Responds webinar series
Edinburgh Infectious Diseases is hosting series of webinars focussing on the response of Edinburgh academics and clinicians to the Covid-19 pandemic.
All webinars are hosted on the Blackboard Collaborate platform.
Please note that Collaborate works best using Chrome or Firefox browsers, and that Internet Explorer 11 is not supported.
Video recordings of the webinars will be made available after each event.
Webinar 4: Tuesday 9 June, 1 pm
Engineering solutions for Covid-19 challenges
Speaker: Dr Katherine Dunn, Institute of Bioengineering, School of Engineering
Immunity, immunopathology, serology and vaccines for Covid-19
Speaker: Prof Eleanor Riley, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences
Webinar 3: Tuesday 26 May, 1 pm
Phylogenetic insights into the global spread of SARS-CoV-2
Speaker: Dr JT McCrone, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences
The trials and tribulations of therapeutic strategies for Covid-19
Speaker: Prof David Dockrell, Centre for Inflammation Research
Webinar 2: Tuesday 12 May, 1 pm
The social life of COVID-19 testing
Speaker: Dr Alice Street, School of Social and Political Science
Listen again to Alice's webinar
SARS-CoV-2 in Edinburgh: Clinical situation and ongoing research
Speaker: Prof Jürgen Haas, Infection Medicine
Listen again to Jürgen's webinar part 1
Listen again to Jürgen's webinar part 2
Webinar 1: Tuesday 28 April, 1 pm
Title: Generation of a human ACE2-epressing pig as a model of Covid-19
Speaker: Finn Grey, Senior Research Fellow, Roslin Institute
Listen again to Finn's webinar
Title: Pandemic 'nowcasting': on the blind spots of covering Covid-19 in real time
Speaker: Lukas Engelmann, Chancellors Fellow in the History and Sociology of Biomedicine, School of Social and Political Science
Listen again to Lukas's webinar