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Infection and immunity masterclass series

COVID-19 educational seminars
Gain time critical knowledge in the field of infection and immunity with a series of free online seminars led by highly respected senior clinicians and health professionals from the University of Sydney.

Guided by the latest health research, our free, online seminar series explores a range of topics including virology, epidemiology, infection prevention, clinical treatment, vaccine development, safety and ethics to help you better understand COVID-19 and Australia's response to pandemics now and in the future. 

Masterclasses available now

Ten videos in our series have already launched. Register to receive updates when the remaining episodes are available. 

Topic  Speaker Watch now
Australia's public health response to pandemics  Professor Joel Negin, Head of School, Sydney School of Public Health Click here
Virology: genomics, pathogenesis and mutations  Dr Megan Steain, Lecturer, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, School of Medical Sciences Click here
The immune response  Dr Umaimainthan Palendira, Senior Lecturer, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, School of Medical Sciences Click here
Respiratory infectious disease transmission Associate Professor Gregory Fox, Respiratory Physician, Epidemiologist and Clinical Trialist Click here
The disease in children Professor Kristine Macartney, Director, National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance (NCIRS), Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health Coming soon
Public health surveillance Associate Professor Adam Dunn, Head of Discipline, Biomedical Informatics and Digital Health, School of Medical Sciences  Click here
Infection prevention and clinical treatment  Professor Tania Sorrell, Director, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Click here
Vaccine development against COVID-19: progress and pitfalls Professor Jamie Triccas, Head of Discipline, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, School of Medical Sciences  Click here
COVID-19 candidate vaccines: clinical trials and vaccine safety Professor Kristine Macartney, Director, National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance (NCIRS) Coming soon
Pandemic ethics  Professor Angus Dawson, Director, Sydney Health Ethics, Sydney School of Public Health Click here
Mental health studies during COVID-19 Professor Maree Teesson, Director, the Matilda Centre, Sydney Medical School Click here
Coping with mental health issues during a pandemic Professor Ian Hickie, Co-Director, Health and Policy, the Brain and Mind Centre Click here

The Faculty of Medicine and Health is one of the largest providers of postgraduate vocational coursework for health professionals in Australasia. With courses in public health, medicine, biomedical science, nursing, medical imaging science and much more, you can upskill with confidence choosing the University of Sydney. 

 

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