Organoids as an Infection Model for SARS CoV-2
29 Jul 2020
11:00 am EDT / 4:00 pm BST / 5:00 pm CEST
Steeve Boulant, Ph.D.
Group Leader, Dept. of Infectious Diseases, Virology, Heidelberg University
Nuria Montserrat, Ph.D.
ICREA Research Professor, Pluripotency for Organ Regeneration, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia
Organoids are becoming a powerful tool for studying tissue-specific host/pathogen interactions. However, their complex, three-dimensional organization can present major challenges. In this webcast, the speakers will discuss advantages, limitations and pitfalls inherent to organoids for studying host/pathogen interactions, including SARS CoV-2 infection.