September 2021 COVID Information Commons Webinar: Research Lightning Talks and Q&A
Meet the scientists seeking new insights on COVID-19. Every month, we bring 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 on Wednesday, September 22nd, at 2:30-4:00p.m. Eastern Time, to hear from the following speakers. Register here for your unique Zoom link and calendar information.
Janet Iwasa, University of Utah: Building a visual consensus model of the SARS-CoV-2 life cycle. Funded by NSF Biological Sciences / Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB).
Kristen Miller, MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare: CDC COVID-19 Community Research Partnership. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Jane Pan, Columbia University: Contradiction Detection of COVID-19 Randomized Controlled Trials via BERT Language Models. COVID Information Commons Undergraduate Student Paper Challenge 1st Place Winner.
Franchessa Sayler, ThruPore Technologies: Antiviral Activity of Novel Nitrogen-Doped, Carbon Supported Catalysts Against Covid-19 Surrogates. Funded by NSF Engineering / Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP).
Ponisseril Somasundaran, Columbia University: Novel Foam formulations for decontamination of surfaces with minimum wastewater generation. Funded by NSF Engineering / Division Of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP).
George K. Thiruvathukal, Loyola University Chicago: Leveraging New Data Sources to Analyze the Risk of COVID-19 in Crowded Locations. Funded by NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering / Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC).
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