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The Science Behind the Coronavirus Vaccines

Jeff Becker, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus in the UT Department of Microbiology, will present “The Science Behind the Coronavirus Vaccines,” Wednesday, Feb. 3 via Zoom.

In his presentation, Becker will review the coronavirus structure and its replication cycle as the basis for targeting its infection, the history of viral vaccines in general, and a comparison of the Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, and AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines. He will also discuss the potential problems and issues of coronavirus vaccines, such as the potential consequences of virus mutation.

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Wednesday, February 3 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Topic

Science

Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public

Website

https://scienceforum.utk.edu/

Group
Science Forum
Department
College of Arts and Sciences, Microbiology
Hashtag

#UTKScienceForum

Contact Name

Amanda Womac

Contact Email

scienceforum@utk.edu

Contact Phone

865-974-29922

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