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Defeating COVID-19 (Rescheduled)
Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

This talk is part of the Texas Science Festival (Feb. 16-Mar. 26). Click here to register and to see a schedule of all the events.


Lauren Meyers and Jason McLellan. Texas Science Festival. Science for a changing world.Scientists right here in Texas are playing a critical role in the worldwide effort to combat COVID-19.

  • Dr. Jason McLellan, the scientist whose innovation features in nearly every leading vaccine, will explain how these COVID-19 vaccines’ arrival is the product of years of hard work.
  • Dr. Lauren Ancel-Meyers, director of the University of Texas COVID-19 Modeling Consortium, who was among the first to track the silent spread of this virus and has been consulting with top national, state and local leaders, will also share the latest forecasts about the spread and impact of this virus.