Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson

Company: Centre for Virus Research, University of Glasgow

Job title: Professor of Infectious Diseases

Seminars:

SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Variation and Vaccine Effectiveness 11:15 am

Tracking of the SARS-CoV-2 variant through high-throughput genomic sequencing was used in the UK as an “early warning system” Linked datasets have helped to associate vaccine effectiveness with genetic variation Phenotypic changes in new variants cannot always initially be predicted through sequencingRead more

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Breakfast Panel: What does the Future Landscape of Vaccinology Look Like? How Can we Further Leverage mRNA Technology in Vaccinology & How Can Pharma & Biotech Prepare to Expand? 8:00 am

Could self-amplifying RNA be a more potent version of mRNA? Could mRNA be used to develop vaccines that target numerous strains of a virus family, like coronaviruses and influenza, and act as a first-line defence against future pandemics? What are the challenges of developing, manufacturing, and scaling up these new modalities? How can we meet…Read more

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