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The COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights and Overview


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Monday, January 11, 2021
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Live Webinar

Neutralizing Antibodies: Precision-guided Weapons against SARS-CoV-2

Marina Caskey, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Investigation
Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
The Rockefeller University
The absence of any clearly effective preventive or therapeutic remedies for the COVID-19 virus is gripping the world. How can antibodies be used to prevent or treat the coronavirus?


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Monday, January 25, 2021
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Live Webinar

Using Science to Advance Health Equity

Chibuzo U. Enemchukwu, M.D., M.S.

Senior Research Scientist, Department of Psychology
Hunter College, The City University of New York;
Visiting Fellow
The Rockefeller University
The COVID-19 pandemic has called attention to many of the root causes underlying health inequities and disparities in our society. Learn how science can be used to provide everyone with a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.


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Monday, February 8, 2021
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Live Webinar

Viruses and Vaccines

Paul Bieniasz, Ph.D.

Professor and Head
Laboratory of Retrovirology
The Rockefeller University;
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
How can cloning viruses help in building vaccines? What role can this process play in developing treatment for SARS-CoV-2?


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Monday, February 22, 2021
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Live Webinar

COVID-19 Pandemic: The Road to Recovery

Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D.

President and Carson Family Professor
The Rockefeller University
In Conversation with:

Jeanne Garbarino, Ph.D.

Director, RockEDU Science Outreach
The Rockefeller University
The novel coronavirus, after being identified in late 2019, quickly exploded into a global pandemic. Dr. Garbarino will engage President Lifton in a wide-ranging conversation about public health, SARS-CoV-2, and preparation for future coronavirus outbreaks.


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Jeanne Garbarino, Ph.D.

Director, RockEDU Science Outreach
The Rockefeller University
Attendees will be able to participate in a live Q&A with the featured speakers, led by Dr. Garbarino, at the end of each session.


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Made possible through the generous support of the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Science and Society Initiative


Shawn Davis
Outreach Programming and Events
The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue, Box 164
New York, NY 10065