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  • Vidal, Silvia, 

    PhD

    Deputy, Pillar 3, Virology, CoVaRR-Net

    Professor, McGill University
    Canada Research Chair in Pathogenesis of Infection and Inflammation

    Expertise:

    Can answer questions about:

    Virus interaction with host immune system. Measuring immune response to infection.

  • Vinh, Donald, 

    MD

    Biobank Clinical Associate Director, CoVaRR-Net

    Associate Professor, McGill University
    Infectious disease specialist and medical microbiologist, McGill University Health Centre
    Clinician-Scientist, Director, Centre of Excellence for Genetic Research in Infection and Immunity, Research Institute - McGill University Health Centre

    Expertise:

    Can answer questions about:

    How banked biological samples can help us study and understand the effects of infection and vaccines, and develop new therapeutics. Clinician. Human immunology associated with COVID susceptibility/resistance. Immunocormpromised patients.

  • Wrana, Jeff, 

    PhD, FRSC

    Deputy, Pillar 5, Viral Genomics & Sequencing, CoVaRR-Net

    Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute (LTRI), Sinai Health Systems
    Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

    Expertise:

    Can answer questions about:

    Detection of new variants and characteristics of mutations that can affect disease and immunity in humans. Diagnostic tools and technologies.

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