Conquering the Monster : Drug Hunt for COVID 19

The panel discusses the drug discovery efforts against SARS-CoV-2. The discussion would cover biology of COVID 19, current status of research for drug discovery and when can we expect to get an effective intervention against the disease.

Speakers:

Dr. Hsing-Pang Hsieh
Research Fellow/Deputy Director Biomedical Translation Research Center (BioTReC)
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Investigator & Associate Director/Division of Drug Research
Institute of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Research
National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan

Dr. Vikas Shirsath
Sr. Vice President and Head of Operations at Jubilant Chemsys

Dr. Lily Hui-Ching Wang
Associate Professor
Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology & Department of Medical Science
National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 30013, Taiwan

Dr. Koushik Das Sarma
Researcher, Essex Business School. Associate Lecturer, University of Derby
Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

Moderator:
Dr. Neeraj Mahindroo
Professor & Dean, School of Health Sciences,
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)