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December COVID-19 Research Lightning Talks: Webinar and Q&A

Meet the scientists seeking new insights on COVID-19. Every month, the COVID Information Commons ( brings together a group of researchers studying wide-ranging aspects of the current pandemic, to share their research and answer questions from our community. Learn more about their ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19, including opportunities for collaboration.

Join us at our next event on Wednesday, December 9th, at 3-4 pm Eastern Time, featuring lightning talks and Q&A with the following speakers. Registration information is coming soon.


Foad Hamidi, University of Maryland Baltimore County: RAPID: Responding to COVID-19 using High-speed Mesh Wireless Community Network Internet

Aron Laszka, University of Houston: Addressing Transit Accessibility and Public Health Challenges due to COVID-19

Guan Saw, Claremont Graduate University: RAPID: Collaborative Research: Electronic Mentoring to Address Challenges in Engineering Graduate Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gloria Oporto, West Virginia University: RAPID: Prototype of a medical mask using a novel antimicrobial/antiviral biofilter material

Shelley McGuire, University of Idaho: RAPID: Collaborative Research: COVID-19, human milk and infant feeding

John Yin, University of Wisconsin Madison: RAPID: Ecological Dynamics of Human Coronavirus and EAGER: Rapid and sensitive drug testing for COVID-19


Dec 09 2020


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