COVID Info Commons Research Lightning Talks Webinar: October 26th – 12:00-1:30pm EST

Dear Researchers, Professors and Students,

Please join us for the next COVID Information Commons (CIC) research lightning talks webinar on Tuesday, October 26th at 1:00 to 2:30pm (ET) ! You will hear from the following NIH and NSF funded researchers who will share their research focus and findings, and answer questions from the community during a collaborative discussion after their talks.

– Sunny Jiang, University of California-Irvine: Comparative quantitative microbial risk assessment of COVID-19 transmission through droplets, aerosols and contaminated surfaces. Funded by NSF Engineering / Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems (CBET).

– Cassian Yee, MD Anderson Cancer Center: T Cell Immunity Of COVID19: Developing Biomarker And Therapeutic Strategies. Funded by NIH / National Cancer Institute.

– Susan Wesmiller, University of Pittsburgh: Genomic Underpinnings for Breast Cancer Treatments Induced Nausea and Vomiting. Funded by NIH / National Institute of Nursing Research.

– Liz Goldberg, Lifespan, Rhode Island Hospital: Meeting the Health Needs of Older Americans with Telehealth During COVID-19. A supplement to GAPcare II: The Geriatric Acute & Post-acute Care Coordination Program for Fall Prevention in the Emergency Department. Funded by the NIH / National Institute on Aging (NIA).
The COVID Information Commons (CIC) is an open portal and community (https://covidinfocommons.net) for researchers, students and decision-makers from academia, government, nonprofits, and industry to identify collaboration opportunities, leverage each other’s research findings, and accelerate the most promising research to mitigate the broad societal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch previous COVID lightning talks on the CIC “Meet the Researchers” page. https://covidinfocommons.datascience.columbia.edu/content/meet-researchers

Any questions, please let us know via email at info@covidinfocommons.net.


Florence Hudson
Executive Director, Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub
PI, COVID Information Commons
Columbia University

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