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February 9, 2021
Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday, February 9, 2021.
Vaccine hesitancy amongst Black and Indigenous communities
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. OmiSoore Dryden, Associate Professor, James R. Johnston (JRJ) Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology
Research Specialties: Black Canadian studies, Black health equity, anti-Black racism and health outcomes, blood donation systems, HIV & AIDS, medical education and health humanities, and Black Feminist/Black Queer diasporic analytics.
Genomics for predicting and tracking new variants of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Finlay Maguire, Donald Hill Family Fellow, Faculty of Computer Science
Research Specialties: Genomic epidemiology, infectious disease, bioinformatics, evolutionary analysis, and public health