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Reducing the Impact of Infectious Diseases by Supporting Trans-Disciplinary Academic Research

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Mitigating Health Impacts of COVID-19, April 20th, 2021 

Scholars will discuss the various approaches they have taken to understand the impacts COVID-19 has had on health, ranging from the immune response to the virus, viral detection, to providing access to mental health care during the pandemic.  



Data Science in a Pandemic:  Lessons learned, April 22nd, 2021

As we accumulate data about the pandemic, we have bigger questions that require a larger lens.  Learn how members of the UVA community have leveraged large data sets to examine how people and systems respond to a global pandemic.  Members from the School of Data Science and the Biocomplexity Institute & Initiative will share what they have learned. 



Tackling Disproportionate Access in the time of COVID-19,  April 27th, 2021

Communities differ in many ways across the globe.  One difference that has been highlighted during this pandemic is access to care & services, and disproportionate impacts on certain communities.  Hear about the research into these problems of inequity from groups at UVA who use their expertise to address these issues.  


Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award Symposium, January 21, 2021

We are excited to highlight the five awardees' projects surrounding infectious diseases from multiple disciplines happening across Grounds.