[act-ma] 9/09 COVID-19 Vaccine development and deployment: The Cuban case

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Sun Sep 5 07:35:44 PDT 2021

Merri Ansara writes

*Please take note of this important conference coming up *

  COVID-19 Vaccine development and deployment: The Cuban case

  Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

*Register: *


  Speaker: Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, Director of the Finlay Institute
  of Vaccines
  Moderated by: Marcia Castro, Chair, Department of Global Health and
  Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  Dr. Vicente Verez Bencomois a scientist with a nationally and
  internationally recognized trajectory. He is a Chemical Engineer from
  the “Lomonosov” Institute in Moscow, State Doctor from the University
  of Orleans (France, 1983), Doctor Honoris causa from the Canadian
  University of Quebec in Montreal and Member of the Cuban Academy of
  Sciences. He was the Director of the Carbohydrate Laboratory of the
  Faculty of Chemistry (1984), which changed its name to the Laboratory
  of Synthetic Antigens of the University of Havana (1990); Director of
  the Center for Biomolecular Chemistry (2008); and currently, he is the
  General Director of the Finlay Institute of Vaccines.

  Marcia Castrois Andelot Professor of Demography, and chair of the
  Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan
  School of Public Health, associate faculty of the Harvard University
  Center for the Environment, and faculty member of the Harvard Center
  for Population and Development Studies. Her research focuses on the
  development and use of multidisciplinary approaches, combining data
  from different sources, to identify the determinants of malaria
  transmission in different ecological settings, and to provide evidence
  for the improvement of current control policies, and the development
  of new ones. She has more than 20 years of research experience in the
  Brazilian Amazon, and is assessing the role of extreme weather events
  on malaria. She has projects on dengue, Zika virus, chikungunya,
  tuberculosis, congenital syphilis, and infant and child mortality and
  development. Professor Castro received the 2018 Roger L. Nichols Award
  for Excellence in Teaching. She earned her doctoral degree in
  Demography from Princeton University.

  Presented in collaboration with Finlay Institute of Vaccines and
  Thursday Brown Bag Series, Department of Global Health and Population

Best/Saludos, Merri

Merriam Ansara
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