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These videos cover advancements in a variety of infectious diseases, most notably SARS-CoV-2.
mRNA-1273 or mRNA-Omicron boost in vaccinated macaques elicits similar B cell expansion, neutralizing responses, and protection from Omicron
Dr Matthew Gagne from Dr Daniel Douek lab speaks of his latest findings on the benefits of a vaccine boost using the original vs the Omicron strain. Read the full article https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(22)00388-9?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867422003889%3Fshowall%3Dtrue Review & Win! Please go to this link: shorturl.at/txLP7
High-affinity, neutralizing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 can be made without T follicular helper cells
In this video, Jennifer Chen from the Eisenbarth Lab in collaboration with Wilen lab at Yale University tells us their latest findings on different types of T- follicular helper cells and role in the context of infectious diseases. Read the full article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8977051/ Review & Win! Please go to this link: shorturl.at/txLP7
Germinal centre-driven maturation of B cell response to mRNA vaccination
Dr Jackson Turner from Ali Ellebedy lab at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis describes the evolution of B-cells following vaccination against Covid-19. Read the full article https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04527-1 Review & Win! Please go to this link: shorturl.at/txLP7
Let's Prime and Boost!
Professor Akiko Iwasaki from Yale School of Medicine describes an efficient strategy called Prime and Boost to increase immune responses against Covid-19. Read the full article https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.01.24.477597v1 Review & Win! Please go to this link: shorturl.at/txLP7
The Use of Boosters in Response to Latest Covid-19 Variants
Professor Akiko Iwasaki from Yale University details her latest studies on the antibody response induction against latest Sars-CoV-II variants in the context of vaccination and the use of boosters. This is the first out of 2 interviews. Read the full article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8938264/ Review & Win! Please go to this link: shorturl.at/txLP7