COVID-19 Virtual Symposium - July 29, 2020

Columbia University researchers and clinicians are invited to join these regular virtual symposia on COVID-19.

Columbia University researchers and clinicians are invited to join these regular virtual symposia on COVID-19. Researchers and clinicians at all career stages are welcome to educate themselves about Columbia’s efforts against this unprecedented threat to our society.

Please register here with your Columbia UNI.

**Please note: due to intellectual property concerns including the showing of unpublished data, only Columbia affiliates may attend the live symposium. Videos and written summaries of select talks are available on the COVID-19 Virtual Symposia Archive.

Please contact covid_symp_support@columbia.edu with any questions or comments.


Symposium Agenda

8:30 am: Eric Greene, PhD, Andy Marks, MD, Stephen Goff, PhD, Andrea Califano, PhD, Introductory Remarks

8:35 am: Juan Francisco Saldarriaga Chaux, MS, MArch, Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Columbia University, "Moving Around During the Pandemic — Analyzing Choice of Transportation in New York City During Covid-19"

8:55 am: Kartik Chandran, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, "Detecting, Dissecting, and Disabling the SARS-CoV-2 spike"

9:25 am: Ponisseril Somasundaran, PhD, LVD Krumb Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, "Green Disinfectant Foams to mitigate/kill Virus/Microbes Spreading:
Review and Update"

9:45 am: Vishal Misra, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Columbia University, "A synthetic controls analysis of post Memorial Day COVID outbreak in the US"

10:05 am: BREAK

10:15 am: Kendrick Cato, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Columbia University, "COVID-19 – a predictive model providing a risk-based approach to improve clinical decision-making in the Emergency Department"

10:35 am: Ziyang Zhang, Ph.D., Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Francisco, "SARS-CoV-2 nsp14 suppresses viral antigen presentation by down-regulating host MHC-I"

10:55 am: Chunhua Weng, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University & Casey Ta, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, Dept. of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, "COVID-19 Clinical Phenotyping Update"

11:25 am: Ian Wilson, DPhil, Hansen Professor of Structural Biology, Chairman, Dept. of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology California Campus, Scripps Research Institute, "Structural basis of SARS-CoV-2 recognition by neutralizing antibodies from convalescent patients"

 

Symposium Organizers:

Andrea Califano, PhD, Departments of Chemical and Systems Biology
Stephen Goff, PhD, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Eric Greene, PhD, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Andrew Marks, MD, Departments of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics and Molecular Physiology (in Medicine)

The organizers would like to thank volunteers from Columbia Researchers Against COVID-19 for their help in symposium logistics, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research for web support and the Mailman School of Public Health for webinar support.


About the Symposium Series

Sharing the latest in COVID-19 research at Columbia

Columbia University researchers and clinicians are invited to join these regular virtual symposia on COVID-19. Researchers and clinicians at all career stages are welcome to educate themselves about Columbia’s efforts against this unprecedented threat to our society.

Symposia are held bi-weekly on Wednesdays unless otherwise noted.

Due to intellectual property concerns including the showing of unpublished data, only Columbia affiliates may attend the live symposium. Select videos from the most recent symposium, and summaries of all previous symposia, are available below. Videos of previous symposia are available to watch on YouTube.

Please contact covid_symp_support@columbia.edu with any questions or comments.