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【Open Call】SDGS-ID Open Seminar (Vol 1)(Completed)

SDGS-ID Open seminar
【Expectations and Challenges of the COVID-19 Vaccines】Dear Students


The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on System Design of Inclusive Society with Infectious Diseases (SDGS-ID) at Tohoku University will hold its first public seminar on November 26.

The theme of this online event will be “Novel Coronavirus Vaccines". 
Immunology and Infectious disease control experts from Tohoku University’s Graduate School of Medicine
will give short talks on the expectations and challenges of the COVID-19 vaccines, 
which are of great interest to society.

This is a Japanese language event. It is open to the general public, but registration is required.

Date and Time: November 26 (Fri), 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Online via Zoom
To register:
Registration deadline: November 24

12:00-12:05 Opening
-Lecture 1: 
Professor Naoto Ishii, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine
Topic: Efficacy and adverse reactions of the COVID-19 vaccines
-Lecture 2: 
Professor Hitoshi Oshitani, Department of Virology, Graduate School of Medicine, Director of SDGS-ID, Member of the Japanese Government Subcommittee on Novel Coronavirus Control
Topic: What can we expect from the COVID-19 vaccines?

-Q&A Session

13:20-13:30 Closing

For more information on SDGS-ID, please visit:

Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine Public Relations Office,
Tel: +81 22 717-8032
Fax: +81 22 717-8187