COVID-19 SIG Lecture Series

The COVID-19 Scientific Interest Group (SIG) lecture series was initiated in 2020 to facilitate communication of the ongoing scientific research to understand SARS-CoV-2 and treat COVID-19. Invited speakers share the latest research on a broad range of topics, including clinical findings, therapeutics, basic biology, epidemiology, and public health research. This lecture series runs from September through June, and occurs biweekly on Thursdays at noon. All lectures are viewable at

The schedule for the Fall 2022 lecture series can be found below. Videos of our past lectures are available.

September 15, 2022 – Dr. Anthony Fauci – Pandemic Preparedness and Response: Lessons from COVID-19

October 6, 2022 – Dr. Michelle Monje – Neural-immune interactions in cognitive impairment following cancer therapy or COVID

October 20, 2022 – Dr. Shane Crotty – Understanding adaptive immunity and immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 RNA vaccines, with lessons for vaccines against other pathogens

November 3, 2022 – Dr. Andrea Edlow – SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination during perinatal and pregnancy

November 17, 2022 – Jessica Malaty Rivera – Trust as a social determinant of health and the role of science communication for SARS-CoV-2

December 1, 2022 – Dr. Jesse Bloom – Title TBD

December 15 – 16, 2022 – Virtual COVID-19 Research Workshop

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