The American Carbon Society organized a 1-day virtual conference to examine and discuss the opportunities of using Carbon Science & Technology in order to help win the battle against COVID-19.
3 Areas of Potential Opportunity were identified for discussion:
The virtual conference took place via Zoom, and was recorded for video archival in The American Carbon Society YouTube Channel. Plenary lectures were given by leading experts on the application of carbon materials in biomedical applications.
10:00-10:05 – Welcome
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10:05 – 10:35 – Redefining Air Travel
Mark Fejfar, Associate Director, Collins Aerospace, Raytheon Technology Corporation.
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10:35 – 11:05 – Performance Of Masks And Discussion Of The Inactivation Of SARS-CoV-2
Peter Tsai, The Inventor Of The N95 Face Mask, University of Tennessee, US.
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11:05 – 11:35 – Reduced Graphene Oxide-Based Field Effect Transistor Biosensor For Sensitive Detection Of Ebola Virus And Possible Detection Of COVID-19
GuoJun Zhang, Professor, Hubei University Of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan, China.
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11:35 – 12:05 – Coronaviruses Overview And The Current Status Of Vaccines And Therapeutics Interventions Against COVID-19
Suresh Kuchipudi, Professor, Penn State University, US.
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12:05 – 12:20 – Lunch Break
12:20 – 12:50 – An Assessment Of The Current Understanding Of SARS-CoV-2 Virus In Terms Of Its Structure, Propagation And Stability
Swaminathan Venkatraman, Professor, Penn State University & Rice University, US.
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12:50 – 1:20 – Some Thoughts On Materials Innovations For A Pandemic
Jiaxing Huang, Professor, Northwestern University, US.
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1:20 – 1:50 – Carbon Nanotechnology: An Efficient Platform For Virus Enrichment And Detection
Mauricio Terrones, Editor-in-Chief Of Carbon, & Professor, Penn State University, US.
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1:50 – 2:00 – Break
2:00 – 3:00 – Roundtable Discussion
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Presentation Abstracts Are Available In The COVID-19 Conference Information Sheet
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