US webinar “Bridging Italy and the USA in the fight against COVID-19”
Time & Location
About the Event
The Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to invite you to the online scientific conversation: “Bridging Italy and the USA in the fight against COVID-19”. The event will be opened by the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, H.E. Armando Varricchio, and the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy of the White House and Acting Director of the NSF, Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier. During the event, three outstanding Italian scientists working in leading American institutions and collaborating with Italian colleagues in the fight against COVID-19 will exchange their experiences and opinions. WHEN: Friday, May 29th 2020 12pm (EST) – 6pm (CET)
WHERE (click to register/connect): https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8_Sa5FT0QKWPnu9SjSY8IA or https://www.facebook.com/italyinus.org
WHO: Cristina Cassetti, PhD - Deputy Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases), NIH (National Institutes of Health).
Guido Silvestri, MD Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Comparative Pathology - Professor & Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine. - Chief, Division of Microbiology & Immunology, Yerkes National Primate Research Center.
Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD - Scientific Director VIMM (Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine), Padova, Italy. - Director Cancer Institute, DRI (Desert Research Institute), Renown Health, Nevada System of Higher Education.
- US correspondent, Class CNBC.