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Workshop: Fighting COVID-19 with Science and Technology

Date and time: Thursday, 4 March 2021, 14:00-16:00 CET
Location: Zoom

As part of our general mission, EuroTech has formed a COVID-19 task force to utilize research and technology in the fight against the pandemic. The aim of this workshop is to inform on on-going related projects in each EuroTech University, to make knowledge and tools available for others and to form collaborations between involved scientists.


14:00 – 14:20
Yotam Bar-On – Israel Institute of Technology (Technion)
Isolation and characterization of rare SARS-CoV-2 variants by single-genome sequencing

14:20 – 14:45
Bert Blocken – Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)
COVID-19 aerosol reduction by ventilation and air cleaning in a gym

14:45 – 15:10
Jean-Louis Mergny – École Polytechnique (L’X)
SARS-CoV-2 Nsp3 Unique Domain SUD interacts with Guanine quadruplexes

15:10 – 15:35
Arsen Melikov – Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Effective reduction of airborne transmission of COVID-19 indoors

15:35 – 16:00
David Atienza – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
The COUGHVID project: Is COVID-19 screening possible from cough sound?

For further information about the event and to register, please click here.