Public Seminar: Expectations and Challenges of the COVID-19 Vaccines

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, and take questions.

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
Language: Japanese

To register:
Registration deadline: November 24


  • 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

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

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