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SAIS Immunopaedia COVID-19 Webinar - 4 August
The South African Immunology Society (SAIS) in collaboration with Immunopaedia.org.za present a COVID-19 Webinar Series.
This week will feature Prof Penny Moore (NCID) speaking on "Can we characterise immunity to COVID-19?" and Associate Prof Elizabeth Mayne (WITS) will address "COVID-19 serology testing in SA- ready for prime time?"
Join for a catch up series of 6 webinars over 12 weeks where they explore the immunology of COVID-19 and it's clinical implications. From 4 August every second week at 15:00 SAST.

Aug 4, 2020 03:00 PM in Johannesburg

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Professor Penny Moore
Can we characterise immunity to COVID- 19? @NCID
Prof Penny Moore is the South African Research Chair of Virus-Host Dynamics and Reader / Associate Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD). She holds a joint appointment as Honorary Senior Scientist in Virus-Host Dynamics at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research (CAPRISA), University of Kwazulu-Natal. She works largely in the field of HIV vaccine discovery, combining Virology and Immunology, and more recently has applied many of these platforms and approaches to SARS-CoV2 research.
Associate Professor Elizabeth Mayne
COVID-19 serology testing in SA- ready for prime time? @WITS
Elizabeth Mayne is an associate professor and head of the academic department of Immunology at Wits. Her research interests include acute inflammation and viral infections, immunology diagnostics and tumour immunology. Elizabeth is the principal investigator of the H3A biorepository and she currently sit on the international executive of ISBER. She is passionate about immunology teaching and training.