Erica Ollmann Saphire: How the Study of HIV and Other Viruses Informed the Rapid Development of Vaccines and Therapeutic Antibodies Against COVID-19

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Neil S. Greenspan


Neil Greenspan, professor of pathology at Case Western Reserve University and senior editor at Pathogens and Immunity talks with Erica Ollmann Saphire, President and Chief Executive Officer of the La Jolla Institute for Immunology, about her work on hemorrhagic fever viruses and SARS-CoV-2. She'll be speaking about these topics at the Keystone Symposium, Lessons from the Pandemic: Responding to Emerging Zoonotic Viral Diseases. Dr. Sapphire is an eminent structural biologist devoted to understanding viral pathogens and pathogenesis.


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Neil S. Greenspan, Professor of Pathology, Case and Director of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Dr. Neil Greenspan received his A.B., magna cum laude, in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College in 1975. He then earned M.D. and Ph.D. (Immunology) degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1981 until 1986, Dr. Greenspan was a Resident in Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Pathology) at Barnes Hospital, and from 1982-1985 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Immunology at Washington University, both in St. Louis. In 1986, Dr. Greenspan became a faculty member at the Case School of Medicine. He is currently Professor of Pathology at Case and the Director of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.