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COVID-19 Symposia: Advancing Science through Multidisciplinary Collaborations

The NUCATS Institute invited the Northwestern research community to take part in a two-day COVID-19 Symposia that explored how multidisciplinary collaboration can advance scientific discovery. The event featured sessions on Thursday, November 19, and Friday, November 20.

Collaborative Innovation Awards RFA

NUCATS and its co-sponsors funded a competition for three $25,000 Collaborative Innovation Awards intended for COVID-19 research conducted by new, interdisciplinary collaborations initiated through the symposia. 

Re-watch the Symposia

Each session features a keynote speaker and 5-minute lightning talks.

Watch Day 1

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Clinical and Translational Research: Fostering New Collaborations and Accelerating Progress from Bedside to Bench and Back
  • Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19: Innovation in Diagnostics and Technology

Watch Day 2

  • COVID-19 and Injuries of Systemic Inequality: Trust, Transparency, and Inclusion
  • COVID-19: A Search for Novel Therapies and Prevention Strategies

Thank you to our event co-sponsors:

  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Clinical Trials Unit
  • Emerging & Re-Emerging Pathogens Program (EREPP) in the Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Feinberg School of Medicine Office of Research
  • Institute for Public Health and Medicine
Participating Institutions: