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PREPARE Institute Seminar Series

The UC San Diego PREPARE Institute offers a virtual Seminar Series on SARS-CoV-2 and topics related to pandemic preparedness.  

Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM 

"Agent-based Models: Applications to modeling infectious disease spread and evaluating mitigation strategies ."


Ravi Goyal, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Public Health

UC San Diego


This seminar will be held via Zoom.  To register for this webinar, please use the following link:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.





Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM 

"Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Treat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs."


Victor Nizet, MD
Distinguished Professor and Vice-Chair for Basic Research,
Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics
Distinguished Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
UC San Diego





Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM 

"Discovery and functional interrogation of SARS-CoV-2 protein-RNA interactions."


Joy Xiang, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Cellular Molecular Medicine
Yeo Lab
UC San Diego


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Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM 

"Defining correlates of protection and markers of disease progression during SARS-CoV-2 infection."


Gene S. Tan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
J. Craig Venter Institute
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
UC San Diego