This is a free online event hosted via Zoom. Please register here.
Dr. Byram Bridle is back to explain the science behind the vaccine(s) that have been approved in Canada to combat COVID-19. Dr. Bridle will present the current research and take questions after the lecture.
We welcome you to do your own research before the event and have linked some resources below:
Dr. Bridle’s previous lecture at KPL: Realistic Timelines for Vaccine Development
Government of Canada: COVID-19 Vaccines
Dr. Byram Bridle is an Associate Professor of viral immunology at the University of Guelph. His research program focuses on the development and optimization of vaccines for the treatment of infectious diseases and cancers. In March of this year he was commissioned by the government of Ontario to engineer several potential vaccine candidates to provide protective immunity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the causative agent of the coronavirus disease that emerged in 2019 (COVID-19).
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