COVID-19 Ask our experts: In pursuit of a vaccineExport this event to calendar

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 12:40 PM EDT

Illustration of virus

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 

Roderick SlavcevDr. 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. 

Cost 
Free

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
  1. 2020 (45)
    1. August (4)
    2. July (5)
    3. June (12)
    4. May (5)
    5. March (7)
    6. February (9)
    7. January (3)
  2. 2019 (111)
    1. December (2)
    2. November (7)
    3. October (9)
    4. September (3)
    5. August (2)
    6. July (3)
    7. June (8)
    8. May (6)
    9. April (13)
    10. March (31)
    11. February (14)
    12. January (13)
  3. 2018 (106)
  4. 2017 (124)
  5. 2016 (99)
  6. 2015 (110)
  7. 2014 (69)
  8. 2013 (28)
  9. 2012 (24)
  10. 2011 (92)
  11. 2010 (89)