"A Wide-Angle View of Vaccine R&D and Manufacturing"
Donald F. Gerson, Co-Founder and CEO of PnuVax, and CBB Advisory Board Member will present a talk on covering the need for vaccines, the epidemiology of infectious diseases, vaccine discovery, process development and manufacturing technologies, the impact of several vaccines that he has been involved with through development and manufacturing, and the outcome of the worldwide vaccination programs for several diseases.
Dr. Gerson received his Ph.D. from McGill University, was professor of biophysics and biochemical engineering at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. He was a Member of the Basel Institute for Immunology at Hoffmann La Roche in Switzerland, where he worked for Prof. Niels Jerne, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1984.
The event is free but registration is required. This seminar is open to all faculty, staff and students.
Please contact Krystina Bednarowski if you have any questions.
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