TAMEST’s Conversation on COVID-19 Modeling and Testing in Texas
TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas) hosted a conversation on COVID-19 modeling and testing in Texas on Thursday, May 14, 2020. TAMEST member institutions, the greater Texas research community and more joined vaccine expert and TAMEST Member Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D. (NAM), Baylor College of Medicine, for a conversation with noted epidemiologists Rebecca Fischer, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, and Lauren Ancel Meyers, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, on what the science says the next steps of the pandemic response should be in Texas.
Moderator: Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D. (NAM)
Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Speaker: Rebecca Fischer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Texas A&M University
Speaker: Lauren Ancel Meyers, Ph.D.
Professor of Integrative Biology
The University of Texas at Austin
TAMEST’s unique interdisciplinary model has become an effective recruitment tool for top research and development centers across Texas. Since our founding, more than 225 TAMEST members have been inducted into the National Academies or relocated to Texas.