Koen Van Rompay is a veterinary researcher from Belgium, who completed his PhD at UC Davis. He is a Core Scientist in the Infectious Disease Unit at the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) at UC Davis. Dr. Van Rompay’s expertise is in nonhuman primate models of viral infections, most notably HIV and Zika virus, but more recently also COVID-19. His research has a special focus on vaccines and antiviral drugs to prevent or treat infection with these viruses. He is also the founder of the nonprofit organization Sahaya International.
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Talks with this Speaker
Infectious disease researchers Dr. Tracey Goldstein and Dr. Koen Van Rompay discuss the process of detecting and identifying a new coronavirus, and the steps needed to develop a vaccine. (Talk recorded in February 2020)
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