COVID-19 seminars begin – join first one 7.9. at 12

The seminars bring together Finnish researchers who are active in COVID-19 research and the general audience who are interested in COVID-19 related research.

Welcome to the series of COVID-19 related research seminars at the University of Helsinki!

COVID-19 seminars will be organized once in a month, and you will find the schedule and the speakers of the upcoming seminars on this site soon. The seminars are supported by the Faculty of Medicine.

The seminars will feature two keynote talks (30 min. each). The events are in English.

The first seminar, 7th of September at 12-

Host: Professor Olli Vapalahti

Open Sesame: how SARS-CoV-2 enters and spreads in human cells

Dr. Giuseppe Balistreri, University of Helsinki

Research group: Viral Cell Biology

Genetic diversity of SARS-CoV-2

Dr. Teemu Smura, University of Helsinki

Research group: Viral Zoonooses Research Unit

Due to the current ongoing pandemic and recommendations by University of Helsinki, the seminars will be held in remote mode via Zoom.

Invitation link:

Meeting ID: 658 8201 3425

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