Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on vision research: Reflections and lessons learned
Free webinar: Nov. 3 | Noon - 1pm ET
Professional development and education committee (PDEC) workshop webinar
This webinar will focus on lessons learned from managing a lab during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear from Stephen H. Tsang, MD, PhD, as he discusses his clinical experience with COVID-19 and how that knowledge impacts working in the lab. Following Dr. Tsang's presentation, a panel of experts from the U.S., Europe and India will share regional perspectives of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on basic science. The webinar concludes by the panel addressing questions from the live audience.
Attendees of this webinar will:
• Learn the “dos” and “don’ts” of managing a lab during a shutdown
• Hear lessons-learned from the Covid-19 pandemic from a panel of vision research experts
• Learn how to effectively prioritize during a shutdown
Audience: Entire vision research community involved in lab research.
This webinar is provided at no charge and hosted by ARVO's Professional Development and Education Committee (PDEC). A Certificate of Attendance will be available to all attendees.
Professor & Director of Translational Research, Ophthalmology, Visual & Anatomical Sciences, and Professor of Endocrinology, Wayne State University
The Impact of COVID-19 on lab research
Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology & Cell Biology Graduate Programs in Nutritional & Metabolic Biology and Neurobiology & Behavior, Columbia Stem Cell Initiative
Panel of experts
Scientist-G, Biochemistry Division, ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India
Regents’ Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University; Co-Director, Culver Vision Discovery Institute and Professor of Graduate Studies, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia
Dean of Innovation and Impact, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queens University Belfast