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Webinar: The Impact of False Negatives on Coronavirus Testing

  • 15 Apr 2020
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Virtual Event via Zoom


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Join us for a moderated session with an industry expert that will analyze the Coronavirus situation and discuss some of the pressing questions that many of us have. Dr. Josh Shinoff has a Ph.D from The Johns Hopkins University in respiratory viruses, immunology and epidemiology and is a Vice President in the Life Sciences and Digital Biology groups at Bio-Rad Laboratories. He will address topics such as the following and take questions live from the audience.

  • What are the current COVID-19 testing strategies being used?
  • What are their advantages / disadvantages? What new testing methods may be better, and why?
  • How realistic is it for shelter-in-place to end by 4/30, and what will the Coronavirus situation likely look like by that date?
  • What is industry doing to improve testing?


12:30 PM - 30 min Moderated Discussion

01:00 PM - 30 min Q&A

How to join: The zoom link will be emailed to registrants in the confirmation email.

Please contact Jennie Huo, '07 with questions.

Event proceeds go towards overhead costs and funding two Cornell endowed scholarships--the Ira B. Degenhardt Tradition Fellowship and the Peter E. Lee Tradition Fellowship. Learn more about the scholarships here. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

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