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ID / IIDR COVID-19 Rounds Seminar (July)

July 8th, 2020

This 1-hour seminar consists of four back-to-back presentations and Q&A sessions from McMaster University investigators affiliated with the Michael G. DeGroote Insitute for Infectious Disease Research on their exciting new COVID-19 research initiatives.

Moderator: Dr. Lori Burrows (Professor, Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences)

3:54 — Dr. Zain Chagla (Associate Professor, Medicine) “The 10 Minute Tale of Hydroxychloroquine”

18:48 — Dr. Michelle Kho (Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Science ) “Team Canada in COVID-19 Clinical Research: SPRINT-SARI and CATCO”

34:50 — Dr. Hooman Derakhshani (NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Michael Surette’s Lab, Medicine) “Overview of Current Sequencing Techniques for Genomic Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2”

49:43 — Hannah Stacey (PhD Candidate, Dr. Matthew Miller’s Lab, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences) “Quantitative and Functional Serological Assays for SARS-CoV-2”

If you have any questions or comments, please contact the IIDR Communications Coordinator, Christy Groves at