Laureate Professor Peter Doherty - Importance of Science in COVID-19, 22 Sept 2020

AIC’s Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research (PAIR), in collaboration with AIC partner Universitas Hasanuddin (UNHAS) School of Graduate Studies, are proud to present an inspirational dialogue on the vital role of science in tackling COVID-19, as part of the 64th UNHAS Dies Natalis (anniversary celebration).

Wednesday 22 September 2020

10.00-11.00 - Jakarta, Bandung
11.00-12.00 - Makassar, Perth
13.00-14.00 - Melbourne, Sydney

The inspirational two-hour webinar presented in both English and Bahasa Indonesia.

In the first hour, Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty will discuss the interdisciplinary impact of the coronavirus across immunology, sociology and ecology with two eminent scientists from Universitas Hasanuddin - Professor Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu (Rector and sociologist), and Professor Jamaluddin Jompa (Professor in Marine Ecology & Management and Dean of the Graduate School).

In the second hour, renowned biologist and geneticist Professor Sangkot Marzuki AM (former President of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences and Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology) and Professor Dr Irawan Yusuf (former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Universitas Hasanuddin) will continue the conversation in Indonesian.

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