Originally Aired: July 8, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm ET

Join the science writing talent from Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News in a live interactive conversation on the latest science and medical news from the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since the outbreak began, GEN has been diligently covering the research and medical advances that are helping us better understand, diagnose and defeat the novel coronavirus. In Episode 2 on July 8, GEN editors Julianna LeMieux, Alex Philippidis and Kevin Davies will discuss the latest advances in COVID-19 diagnostics.

We’ll also share news and insights on the race for a vaccine, ranking the frontrunner candidates aiming to combat the virus.

Attendees were able to ask questions live or via chat/social media.

Julianna LeMieuxGEN Senior Science Writer
Alex PhilippidisGEN Senior Business Writer

Special Guests:
Janice Chen PhD (Co-founder, Mammoth Biosciences)
Jonathan Rothberg PhD (Chief Strategy Officer, 4Catalyzer)

Moderated by: Kevin Davies (GEN/The CRISPR Journal)


Produced with support from:
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Alex Philippidis

Alex Philippidis
GEN Senior Business Writer

Julianna LeMieux

Julianna LeMieux, PhD
GEN Senior Science Writer