Coronaviruses: History, replication and immunization
As part of the COVID-19 free webinar series, we would like to discuss the current state of research in the context of the corona crisis and also focus on the acute and long-term influence of the current situation. The second webinar in the series, entitled “Coronaviruses: history, replication, innate immune antagonism”, presented by Prof. Dr. Susan R. Weiss, Professor of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania speak on this topic.
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Susan R. Weiss is an American microbiologist who is a Professor of Microbiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research considers the biology of coronaviruses, including SARS, MERS and SARS-CoV-2. As of March 2020, Weiss serves as Co-Director of the University of Pennsylvania Coronavirus Research Center. The State-of-the-Art Webinars on COVID-19 is a series of webinars presenting different talks on this specific coronavirus. She gave an introductory presentation on Coronaviruses in general, covering their history, their replication and their innate immune antagonism.