07 Apr 2022 01:30pm - 02:40pm

CUHK(SZ) Seminar: Immunopathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Drug Discovery

Event Date: 07 Apr 2022 01:30pm - 02:40pm

Type: Seminar 

Organizer: Others  - CUHK(SZ)

Coordinator: InnoPort

Organized by CUHK(SZ) School of Medicine, in this research seminar Prof. Zheng ZHANG, Director of Institute of Liver Diseases, The Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen, will discuss the big topic of COVID-19, on the infection and as well as drug discovery. It will be held on Apr 7 2022 (Thursday) from 13:30 to 14:40 via zoom. Do mark your calendar and dial in then if you are interested. Pre-registration is NOT required!


The global outbreak of COVID-19 has seriously endangered human health, and there is still a lack of effective treatment. Although vaccines and neutralizing antibodies have been authorized for emergency use, the recent increasing prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 mutant strains has posed serious threats and challenges. This seminar aims to elucidate the immune pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2 infection and the strategies of developing new therapies for COVID-19.

Date: Apr 7, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 13:30 to 14:40
Mode: Zoom (ID: 964 2590 1431 | Passcode: CUHKSZ)

How to join?
Pre-registration is NOT required. Just dial in with the above zoom ID and Passcode 5 minutes before the start.


Prof. Yang DU
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen


Prof. Zheng ZHANG
Director of Institute of Liver Diseases, The Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen (The Second Affiliated Hospital of Southern University of Science and Technology)
Winner of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
Winner of Second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award