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Research with Impact - The COVID-19 Pandemic: Variants of Concern and Vaccinations with Dr. Andrew Cameron

Research with Impact 2021 is a free, virtual lecture series. Over the course of the series, you'll hear from five dynamic U of R researchers as they present their timely and important work and how it impacts our everyday lives.

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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This series will be offered Zoom Webinar. You must register in order to receive the links to the presentations.

July 20: The COVID-19 Pandemic: Variants of Concern and Vaccinations with Dr. Andrew Cameron

Dr. Andrew Cameron is a molecular microbiologist with a specialty in infectious diseases. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Regina, and is co-Director of the Institute for Microbial Systems and Society at the University of Regina. Andrew's research examines the relationships between humans, animals, and landscapes that contribute to the emergence of new infectious diseases. His lab leads and participates in multiple COVID projects, including the development of improved genetic tools for viral detection and variant identification as well as the genetic characterization of novel coronaviruses to understand how viruses jump from animals to humans. His lab works in partnership with the BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba provincial public health laboratories as well as the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.

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