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“Simposio Latinoamericano de Avances de Investigación en SARS-CoV-2, ” Organized by Asociación Colombiana de Virología (ACV), and Latin American Studies Program (LASP)

Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Virtual Event

El “Simposio Latinoamericano de Avances de Investigación en SARS-CoV-2” es un evento académico virtual a realizarse los días 16 y 17 de septiembre de 2020, de 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (NYC/Ottawa) o 13:00 a 17:00 (COT, Colombia (UTC-5:00) ), que busca brindar un espacio en el cual investigadores en el área de SARS-CoV-2 presenten sus avances mas recientes en investigación en el tema, ante la comunidad científica Latinoamericana. El evento es organizado por la Asociación Colombiana de Virología (ACV), en colaboración con el Programa de Estudios Latinoamericanos (Latin American Studies Program – LASP) de Cornell University, y contará con investigadores de América Latina, Europa y Estados Unidos de América. La mayoría de las charlas se impartirán en español o si están en inglés estarán pregrabadas y subtituladas en español.

Los conferencistas confirmados aparecen a continuación.

The "Simposio Latinoamericano de Avances de Investigación en SARS-CoV-2" is a virtual academic event to be held on September 16 and 17, 2020, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm Eastern Standard Time (NYC) or 13:00 to 17:00 hours (COT, Colombia (UTC-5:00) ), that seeks to provide a space in which researchers in the SARS-CoV- 2 field share with Latin American scientific community their most recent research advances in this topic. The event is organized by the Colombian Virology Association (ACV), in collaboration with Latin American Studies Program (LASP) at Cornell University, and will feature researchers from Latin America, Europe and the United States of America. The majority of talks will be given in Spanish or if in English will be pre-recorded and subtitled in Spanish.

Confirmed speakers are listed below:

  • Zulma Cucunubá, MD, PhD (Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK)
  • Alexis Kalergis, PhD (Director, Millennium Institute on Immunology and Immunotherapy, Chile)
  • Javier Jaimes, DVM, MS, MBA, PhD (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University, USA)
  • Gina Polo, DVM, MS, PhD (Grupo de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Universidad de La Salle, Colombia)
  • José Usme-Ciro, PhD (Centro de Investigación en Salud para el Trópico, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia)
  • José Mateus, PhD (La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, USA)
  • Jaime Castellanos, PhD (Instituto de Virología, Universidad El Bosque, Colombia)
  • Abrrey Monreal, PhD (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University, USA)
  • Patricia Silverya, PhD (School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
  • Andres Moreira-Soto, DVM, PhD (Institute of Virology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Alemania)
  • Diana Castaño, PhD (Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia y School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA)


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Después de registrarse, recibirá un correo electrónico de confirmación con información sobre cómo unirse al seminario web / After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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