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Second Edinburgh Coronavirus workshop on 23 June 2020

On Tuesday 23 June 2020 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases will host a second workshop on the current research and clinical activities in Edinburgh that are addressing the SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19 pandemic.

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases is very pleased to be hosting a second workshop focussing on Covid-19 research from across the University.  This is a follow up to the event held back in March this year, just as the UK went into lockdown, and will reflect on the advances in our experience and knowledge over the past three-months.

Confirmed speakers

Kev Dhaliwal (Centre for Inflammation Research) – STOPCOVID:  A rapid interception experimental medicine programme for COVID-19 respiratory failure

Elly Gaunt (Roslin Institute) Dissecting the genome composition of SARS-CoV-2: implications for rational vaccine design

Agomoni Ganguli Mitra (School of Law) - Covid-19:  Ethics and social justice

Roland Kao (Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) – Epidemiology of Covid-19

David Porteous (Institute for Genetics and Molecular Medicine) – CovidLife:  Understanding how the pandemic has affected our health and well-being

Kate Templeton (Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh) – Covid-19 Diagnostics


Please register on Eventbrite

Further details

For up to date  information about the workshop, please visit the event website

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