In the wake of COVID-19, many in the Waterloo community are overwhelmed with questions and uncertainty about the pandemic and its effects on our well-being, health and economy. University of Waterloo experts are available to share their knowledge and answer questions from the community.
Join us online for a series of free weekly community talks. Each Wednesday, for the next six weeks, Waterloo researchers will share information and answer your questions on important COVID-19 topics.
Part of our COVID-19: Ask our experts community talks
There’s a global race to produce a vaccine that will be effective in protecting people from COVID-19. Right here at the University of Waterloo, Professor Roderick Slavcev and his team are working on a DNA-based option. Professor Slavcev will discuss his work, talk about why finding a vaccine is so important and answer your questions about how COVID-19 will be managed moving forward.
Speaker: Roderick Slavcev, professor, School of Pharmacy
Dr. Slavcev is a professor at the School of Pharmacy who is leading a project to develop a DNA-based, non-invasive COVID-19 vaccine. He is an expert in molecular biology, virology, and technology transfer. He is also a Director with the Science Innovation Hub and has founded numerous drug delivery research companies, some of which are supporting his vaccine development research.
Community talks will be held online using a video link that will be provided before the talk.
Registration is required.