Liverpool Responds: Public Health, Viral Variants and Vaccinations

Liverpool Responds: Public Health, Viral Variants and Vaccinations

1:00pm - 2:00pm / Monday 22nd February 2021
Type: Webinar / Category: University / Series: Liverpool Responds
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Join some of the country’s top scientists, bug battlers, public health experts and virus chasers as they discuss how Liverpool has, and continues to respond to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
Chaired by University of Liverpool’s Dame Sally Davies Chair of AMR Research, Director of Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases Research, Professor William Hope, the latest Liverpool Responds online event will give you the opportunity to hear from:

Pharmacology expert Professor Saye Khoo about the AGILE Coronavirus Drug Testing Initiative;
Outbreak specialist, BBC Breakfast regular and member of the Government’s Science Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE), Professor Calum Semple;
Head of the Department of Public Health, Policy and Systems, Professor Sally Sheard;
and Co-Director of the University’s Centre for Genomic Research, Professor Alistair Darby.

Liverpool Responds: Public Health, Viral Variants and Vaccinations takes place LIVE between 1pm and 2pm on Monday, 22 February 2021, with the opportunity to ask the panel questions following the main discussion.

It is the latest in a series of live online events launched by the University under the Liverpool Responds banner that has covered a wide range of topics including the return of football; the future of the workplace and challenges facing business; and how the COVID-19 lockdown has affected the environment.

This event will be streamed via Zoom, you will receive the link via email in advance of the event. We are also live streaming via the University of Liverpool Facebook page (account not necessary). Guests attending both via zoom and via Facebook will be able to ask the panel questions.