Saturday, 21 November 2020

Virgilio Program Academic Seminar – SARS-CoV2 Vaccine Development November 21st, 2020 Online


Virgilio Academic Seminar Sars Cov2 Vaccine
November 21st, 2020, Online 09:30 - 13:00


LINK STREAMING ONLINE (Available on Saturday, 21st)

“Virgilio Program” of Department of Medicine and Surgery of University of Milano-Bicocca, University of Milan and Humanitas University is organizing an Academic Seminar dedicated to “SARS-CoV2 Vaccine Development”.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on public health and the global economy, the search for a vaccine has taken on an intensity never seen before in the history of medical research.

The seminar includes talks by leading Scientists aimed at sharing knowledge on leading vaccine trials and foster discussion and exchange of ideas amongst medicine students and young scientists.


  • 9.30  Join the webinar
  • 9.50 Welcome address Prof. Andrea Biondi, Full Professor, UNIMIB & Director, Department of Pediatrics Fondazione MBBM/Ospedale San Gerardo
  • 10.00 Session 1: COVID-19 Vaccine Development - how science is speeding up the process  (pre-recorded session) Dr. Anthony Fauci, MD - NIAID Director
  • 11.00 Questions & Answers addressed by Prof. Domenico Mavilio, M.D, Ph.D, Associate Professor, UNIMI
  • 11.30 Session 2: “COVID-19 and Immunity: the little we know, the challenges ahead” Prof. Alberto Mantovani, Full Professor, Humanitas University &  President, Humanitas Foundation for Research
  • 12.30 Question & Answer
  • 13.00 Closing Remarks

Please register by competing the form online: REGISTRATION CLOSED

In response to the numerous requests received, we have decided to stream the event online

Please note that you will be unable to ask questions.