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Note: The guest speakers are among the leading scientists in diverse areas relevant to COVID-19. Some of these scientists are employed by biopharmaceutical companies; the selection of these speakers is not meant as an endorsement of these companies or their products. 

lec # TOPIC & DaTE SPEAKER
1

COVID-19 and the Pandemic

9/8/2021

Dr. Bruce D. Walker, Director of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard

2

Insights from the COVID-19 Pandemic

9/15/2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

3

Coronavirus Biology

9/22/2021

Dr. Britt Glaunsinger of HHMI and UC Berkeley

4

Target Cells and the Innate Response

9/29/2021

Dr. Shiv Pillai of the Ragon InstituteMGH, and Harvard

5

Public Health

10/5/2021

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

6

COVID-19: Looking Ahead at 2022

10/13/2021

Dr. Salim S. Abdool Karim of Columbia University

7

The Patient

10/20/2021

Dr. Victoria Clark of Whitehead Institute and MGH

8

Vaccination through the Ages: From Smallpox to COVID-19 and Beyond

10/27/2021

Dr. Arup Chakraborty of MIT

9

Adaptive Immunity and Immune Memory to Sars-CoV-2 and COVID-19

11/3/2021

Dr. Shane Crotty of the La Jolla Institute for Immunology

10

The COVID-19 Clinic

11/10/2021

Dr. Amy Barczak of the Ragon Institute and MGH

11

Understanding the Structure of the Virus

11/17/2021

Dr. Andrew Ward of DISCoBio at The Scripps Research Institute

12

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11/24/2021

13

COVID-19 Vaccine Development

12/1/2021

Dr. Dan Barouch of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Ragon Institute

14

Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies to Speed Pandemic Responses 

12/8/2021

Dr. Laura Walker of Adimab