A functional genomics approach to dissect heterogeneity in COVID-19 outcome


Webinar on “A functional genomics approach to dissect heterogeneity in COVID-19 outcome” was organized under DST-NUTEC platform on May 22, 2020. Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Nitte DU in his opening remarks highlighted the diversity of the SARS CoV2 virus and its association with varying severity of infection in different parts of the world. The keynote speaker of the webinar was Dr Vinod Kumar MG, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal medicine, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands. He spoke on various factors connected to the global crisis caused due to of COVID-19 focusing on the host genetic factors. Since COVID-19 is a complex disease, genetic approach together with role of environmental factors are to be considered to get a holistic picture. His original research on COVID19 explained about organ-on-chip methods and proteomics to elucidate the severity of the disease. The webinar was moderated by Dr Iddya Karunasagar, Senior Director (International Relations) Nitte DU and Prof Dr Indrani Karunasagar, Director R&D who were proud to present their former student and his research areas to the audience.

Video Link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JW2MEfy2CrY

Event Date : 2020-05-22

Venue : DST-NUTEC platform

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