ASM Christmas Lecture: Vaccination against Covid-19


The Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) in collaboration with Takeda’s Global Pathogen Safety and the Austrian Society for Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine) take the privilege to invite you to the Christmas Lecture 2021 of the Austrian Chapter of the American Society for Microbiology.

"Vaccination against COVID-19"

Florian KRAMMER, PhD
Professor of Vaccinology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York / USA

This presentation will discuss immune responses induced by SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination as well as their protective effect. Furthermore, it will focus on longevity of the induced immune responses, protection against variants (including B.1.617.2) and the effect of booster doses. Finally, it will provide insights into the mechanism and correlates of protection.

This lecture is organized by the Austrian Chapter of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).

Date: Monday, 13th of December 2021, 05:00 pm till 06:00 pm
Login possible from 04:45 pm

Location: online via Zoom

Bernhard BENKA                                            Thomas R. KREIL    
Head of Public Health Division, AGES         VP Global Pathogen Safety, Takeda

This event has been accredited for the diploma of the Austrian Medical Chamber (1 DFP; ID 722306).

Admission: online pre-registration required
You will receive a personalised Zoom-Link upon registration.
Verantwortlich für Programm:
Bernhard BENKA (Head of Public Health Division, AGES)
Thomas R. KREIL (VP Global Pathogen Safety, Takeda)

Ort: online via Zoom
Veranstaltungsart: online lecture

Kosten: free of charge