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Health Support: A Conversation about Covid Vaccines at on Wednesday at 7:PM


A Conversation About Covid Vaccines
with Virologist John Connor
Wednesday February 24, 7:00 PM  
   







John Connor virologist
Covid-19 cases are higher than they were in the summer, vaccine distribution is in its ramp-up stage, and the popular press is full of headlines that note virus variants that appear to spread better or evade therapy.  What a mess!

As I did in my prior talk, I will try to provide more information on our understanding of COVID-19 and how behavior, vaccines and therapies might change our world from its current state of hypervigilance to a more normal function.









Dr. Connor graduated from Swarthmore College in 1994 with a degree in Chemistry and received a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Duke University in 1999. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Douglas Lyles at Wake Forest University in 2006 and took an independent position at Boston University at the beginning of 2007.

He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, BU School of Medicine, and an investigator at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL).

His work has focused on emerging viruses like Ebola and Marburg, and more recently SARS-CoV-2. His work has been featured in the documentary “Unseen Enemy” and on Nova, on scientific websites, and in Discover magazine.





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When:
Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 7:00 PM
Where:
Zoom Meeting

Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Mary Lefkowitz
Category:
Health Committee Programs
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