Keeping Up with COVID-19: USC's cutting-edge research on the virus and vaccine

Thursday, June 9 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Thanks to a generous gift from the W.M. Keck Foundation, the Keck School of Medicine has invested over $5 million in cutting edge COVID-19 research.

By attending this seminar series, participants will get to see a brief overview of these timely research projects!


  • James Ou - Development of subgenomic RNA replicon of SARS-CoV-2 and therapeutics for COVID-19
  • Amy Lee - GRP78, chaperone, Spike protein, ACE2, monoclonal antibody
  • William Stohl - SARS-CoV-2 infection in B cell-deficient or BAFF-deficient mice
  • Joyce Javier - Preventing Child Maltreatment During COVID-19 Using On-line Evidence-based Parenting Interventions
  • David Conti - Incorporation of risk factors in a multi-population stochastic epidemiological COVID-19 model for Los Angeles County
  • Lourdes Baezconde Garbanati - COVID-19 Stay Connected L.A. – The Latino COVID-19 Murals Project Public Health and the Arts Unite to Mitigate the Impact of COVID19 in the Hispanic/Latinx Community
  • Howard Hu - The USC SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Campaign Research Initiative: Uptake, Markers and Determinants of Effectiveness, Subsequent Behaviors
  • Michele Kipke - Vaccinate LA
  • Jeffrey Klausner - Campus Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 Variant Infections
  • Amy Lee - GRP78, chaperone, Spike protein, ACE2, monoclonal antibody
  • Lucio Comai - Supporting COVID-19 research in the BSL3 facility

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