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Featured Presentations from PREPARE Institute Faculty


The UC San Diego PREPARE Institute offers a variety of opportunities for education and training. These include an upcoming Seminar Series, Journal Club presentations, and Work in Progress meetings to promote collaboration, the sharing of ideas, and to further develop the science and enhance community involvement needed to address the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and to be prepared for the future.


The COVID-19 Vaccines - UC San Diego Health Talks
January 26, 2021

Susan Little, MD
Davey Smith, MD, MAS
Stephen Spector, MD




Genome Sequence Alignment
August 14, 2020

Niema Moshiri, PhD


Applied Clinical Informatics Innovations in the COVID Era
October 23, 2020

Christopher Longhurst, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMI


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Strategy in the War on COVID-19 - UC San Diego Health Talks
September 4, 2020

Jess Mandel, MD


COVID-19 Updates - UC San Diego Health Talks
April 28, 2020

Cheryl Anderson, MD, MPH
Davey Smith, MD, MAS



The World Microbiome Project and Integrated Microbiomes: Understanding Microbial Populations and How they Shape the World
February 7, 2020

Jack Gilbert, PhD



Design in the Wild: Field Notes from Global Health
June 13, 2019

Eliah Aronoff Spencer, MD, PhD

Changing the Definition of Baseline
April 19. 2018

Benjamin Smarr, PhD


How Sewage Saved My Husband's Life from a Superbug
October 17, 2017

Steffanie Strathdee, PhD