https://stanford.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GVBeb8w5TeOnJdpvzzeF2g Online event
Boston, MA 02110
Lectures & Conferences, University, Virtual & Streaming
The concept of herd immunity has been applied for decades in epidemiology and public health, yet the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted new debate about the role of herd immunity in the pandemic response and confusion about what herd immunity entails.
Join a panel of experts who will explain the science of and misconceptions around herd immunity and discuss new research frontiers in immunology, infectious disease dynamics, and human behavior.
Marc Lipsitch - Professor of epidemiology and Director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Rustom Antia - Professor of biology at Emory University.
Lauren Ancel Meyers - Professor of Integrative Biology and Statistics & Data Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin.
Julie Parsonnet - Professor in medicine and Professor of epidemiology and population health at Stanford University.
Erin Mordecai - Assistant Professor in biology at Stanford University.