Immunology Infectious Disease COVID-19 Global Conference Countdown
May 7-8, 2020

May 7-8, 2020



Participate online from everywhere


Present Your Research

Poster Presentation or Webinar



Connect with scientists and commercial entities

Why Attend
We bring the Event, Experience, Learning, Innovation, Resources to YOU!
Join virtually from the comfort of your office, lab or home while decreasing your traveling time and cost.
  • Engage and network with top industry leaders in Life Science, Pharma and Academia through interactive and intuitive chat capabilities.
  • Engage in the latest research trends, services and solutions by interacting with top supplier experts at our virtual booths.
  • Learn & Experience by presenting your research and viewing others through virtual poster sessions and webinars.
  • Accelerate your research by attending one of our keynote presentations and interact in a live Q&A or view one of our on-demand sessions or product spotlights from industry leaders.

Welcome to LSE's Virtual Conference

Join us for a two-day research conference, held virtually on May 7th and May 8th. This virtual event will be focused on the areas of Immunology, Infectious Disease and COVID-19. We will be hosting the conference online and welcoming scientists to connect and collaborate with each other as well as with commercial entities who will be exhibiting during the conference. We welcome any scientist to present their work via webinar and poster sessions. Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you and offers a high degree of interaction with live webinars and chat sessions for attendee and exhibitor communication and collaboration. Our event will remain open 30 days from the date of the live event.

Our event will be produced on a highly developed virtual platform, allowing you to watch, learn and connect seamlessly across all desktop or mobile devices. This event is also equipped with gamification through a point system. As you move around the event earning points you can see how you rank on the leaderboard you can earn points to win our Rosie or Lab Equipment T-Shirts as well as several other sponsored prizes by participating during our virtual event! Earn points as you attend webinar presentations, visit exhibitor booths, chat with vendor representatives at the booths, network with colleagues and download booth content.

About Us

Established in 2005, Life Science Exhibits’ mission has been to bring scientists together and provide an avenue for researchers and commercial entities to network through events on campuses of major research institutions across the United States. In 2020, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are embarking on a new avenue to continue our mission through 'Life Science Exhibits Virtual Events'.

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Key Dates

  • Attendee Registration Deadline - May 7, 2020You can register up until the date of the event; however, you earn an extra 100 points if you pre-register by May 1, 2020.
  • Webinars - May 7-8, 2020Attend a webinar and chat with the presenter in a live Q&A session.
  • Event Day - May 7-8, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (ET)This exciting event will go live starting at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on May 7-8, 2020. Attendees will have the flexibility to log in and log out throughout the two day Virtual Event and visit vendor booths, chat with exhibiting vendors, network with the other researchers, visit poster sessions and attend webinars.

Exhibiting Companies



May 7, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET

IL-35 Signaling Promotes Regulatory B Cell Generation and Tumor Accumulation

speaker Dr. Bhalchandra Mirlekar Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET

A Systems Medicine Approach to Decode Immune Responses in COVID-19

speaker Dr. Iman Tavassoly Department of Pharmacological Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Investigating the Molecular Interactions of Coagulation Factor X to Advance the Treatment of Thrombosis: A Major Risk in COVID-19 Patients

speaker Divyani Paul MS Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Biological Chemistry at University of Michigan
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Immune Therapy of Alzheimer Disease: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Increase Brain Clearance of Amyloid-Beta through Innate Immune and Glymphatic Systems

speaker Milan Fiala Research Professor, Department of Oral Biology and Medicine, Orthopaedic Hospital Research Center at University of California, Los Angeles
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

QIAseq solutions for studying SARS-CoV-2 and its effects using NGS

speaker Brian Dugan Associate Director, Global Product Management at QIAGEN
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Multiplexed 1-Step RT Digital PCR Quantitation of SARS-CoV-2 on the Combinati Absolute Q

speaker Christina Bouwens Senior Applications Scientist at Combinati
speaker Adam Langston Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Combinati
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET

Loss of Vps4 function is lethal in clathrin-mediated endocytosis mutants

speaker Dr. Kyle Hoban Postdoctoral Research Scientist and Instructor at Johns Hopkins University
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

Phase III Clinical Trial in Evaluating CD24Fc in COVID-19 Treatment

speaker Pan Zheng, MD, PhD Chief Medical Officer, OncoImmune, Inc. Rockville, MDProfessor, Division of Immunotherapy, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland Baltimore.

May 8, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET

Enrichment and Analysis of Rare Antigen and Virus-Specific T Cells

speaker Dr. Marcello Stein Global Product Manager at Miltenyi Biotec, Inc.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET

Understanding Interaction of Respiratory Pathogen P. aeruginosawith Human Epithelial cells

speaker Dr. Debayan Dey Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoctoral Scientist at Emory University School of Medicine
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Virus-Laden Particles Detection with Coriolis Air Samplers

speaker Floriane Cohen Field Application Scientist at Bertin Corp
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET

Pattern Transitions in Spatial Epidemiology: Implications for coping with the emerging epidemics (e.g. the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic)

speaker Dr. Larry Li Professor at University of California, Riverside
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

A Self-Assembled Nano-Robot for Detection of RNA Molecules

speaker Dr. Reza Zadegan Assistant Professor of Nanoengnieeing at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at the North Carolina A&T State University
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Ultrasensitive SIMOA Assays Impacting COVID-19, Infectious Disease & Immunology

speaker Dan Sikkema, PhD Vice President, Accelerator and Pharma Services at Quanterix Corporation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

Strong Interventions are Urgently Needed to Stop the Rapid Spread of Covid-19 in US

speaker Dr. Momiao Xiong Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Data Science, University of Texas School of Public Health

Poster Session

May 7-8, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET and 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

A Powerful Tool for the Study of Endogenous Protein Function

speaker Dr. M. Zulfiquer Hossain RTS, Adv Genomics and Cell Models at Millipore Sigma

Parallel Genome and Transcriptome-Wide Profiling of PD-L1 Expressing Tumor and Infiltrating Immune Single Cells in NSCLC

speaker Dr. Jennifer Davids Director, Field Scientific Support at Menarini Silicon Biosystems

Repurposing Didanosine as a Potential Treatment for COVID-19 Using scRNA-seq Data

speaker Dr. Fadhl Alakwaa Research Investigator, Department of Neurology at University of Michigan

COVID-19 and the BCG Vaccine - So far!

speaker Shirley Lewis-Miranda Assistant Professor, College of Dentistry at Texas A&M University

Smoking, COPD and Elderly Cellular Senescence and Implication Related to COVID-19

speaker Thalyta Nery Carvalho Pinto Biomedicine, Medical School of Sao Paulo University (FMUSP)

In vitro Hepatocyte Function is Enhanced in a Perfused 3D Culture Platform

speaker Dr. James Shoemaker Chief Science Officer at Lena Biosciences

Remdesivir for the Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Systematic Review

speaker Arif Musa Medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Visiting Researcher at University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and University of California Irvine Medical Center, and Founder of Oracle Consulting LLC.