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Saturday Morning Physics VIRTUAL Event | From Milkmaids to mRNA

Oveta Fuller - Associate Professor, Microbiology & Immunology (U-M Medical School)
Saturday, March 20, 2021
10:30-11:30 AM
Virtual
Dr. Fuller will give a pre-recorded Lecture and a Live Q&A.
Virtual Presentation Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mN-qJmWRkI (Link will be active at 10:30 am on 03/20/21.)

The discovery that host immune defenses could be primed, a process called immunization or vaccination, helped to eradicate smallpox. Immunization has changed the global impacts of infectious diseases. Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines that have Emergency Use Authorization are one part of the toolkit for managing COVID-19. What is mRNA anyway? We will explore connections among mRNA, milkmaids and microbial pathogens.

We celebrate the James Robert Walker Lecture on this occasion.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
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Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Astronomy, Basic Science, Faculty, Family, Free, Graduate Students, Natural Sciences, Physics, Prospective Graduate Students, Prospective Undergraduate Students, Research, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Saturday Morning Physics, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Department of Astronomy, The Center for the Study of Complex Systems, LSA Biophysics, Astronomy Colloquia, LSA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion