Each year the Oregon National Primate Research Center sponsors the Science Cafe Series focused on a timely topic. This year that topic was the COVID-19 pandemic. If you missed any of these stimulating presentations, you will be able to watch them by clicking on the links below. The presentations cover "Vaccine 101: A Vaccine Primer", "How Safe is the Vaccine?", "How Did We Get here?", and "Outlook for the Future."
Christina Lancioni, MD (Doernbecher Hospital/OHSU), "Vaccines 101: A Vaccine Primer" . Click HERE to watch. (Password: Covid2021)
Mark Slifka, PhD (Senior Scientist, ONPRC), "How safe are vaccines?" Dr. Slifka addressed vaccine-related fears and questions in his presentation. Click HERE to watch. (Password: Covid2021)
Daniel Streblow, PhD (Senior Scientist, VGTI/OHSU), "How did we get here?" Dr. Streblow looked at the coronavirus pandemic, from COVID-19 test development to vaccine discovery and beyond. What critical questions do we still need to answer about SARS-CoV-2? Click HERE to watch. (Password: Covid2021)
Afam Okoye, PhD (Associate Scientist, VGTI/OHSU), "Outlook for the Future." Dr. Okoye led us in a look forward: When will this be over? What do we have to do to get back to "normal?" What role does herd immunity play? What behaviors should we continue even after the pandemic? Will there be another pandemic and when? Click HERE to watch. (Password: Covid2021)