Immunological Disorders and Immunotherapy

Immunological Disorders and Immunotherapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2593-8509

Kathleen Hefferon


  • Conference Proceeding   
    The Coronavirus SARS-COV-2 - Impact On World Economy
    Author(s): Kathleen Hefferon

    Abstract: The coronavirus SARS-COV-2 has turned our own health and the world economy upside down. While several vaccine candidates are currently under development, antivirals with the potential to limit virus transmission or block infection are also being explored.  Plant production platforms are being used to generate vaccines and antiviral proteins inexpensively and at mass scale. The following review discusses the biology and origins of the current coronavirus pandemic, and describes some of the conventional, synthetic and plant-based approaches to address the challenge that it presents to our way of life.   Biography: Kathleen Hefferon received her PhD from the Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto and currently teaches microbiology at Cornell University. Kathleen has published multiple research papers, chapters and reviews, and .. View More»

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