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Taste and Smell: Frontlines in Immunology

A Penn-Monell Symposium

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
8:00am—12:00pm EST
Virtual on Zoom

8:00am

Welcome: Kevin Foskett “Overview of taste”

8:20am

Keynote: Noam Cohen “Taste receptors: regulators of sinonasal innate immunity”

Session 1: Chemical Senses, Regeneration and Immunology

9:00am

Peihua Jiang “Taste cells and type 2 immunity”

9:15am

Marco Tizzano “Gingival solitary chemosensory cells are immune sentinels”

9:30am

Bruce Kimball “Detection of illness by volatile chemical analysis”

9:45am

Andrew Vaughan “Tuft cells and lung remodeling”

10:00am

Hong Wang “Immunology and taste cells”

10:15am

Rob Lee “Taste receptors in immune cells”

10:30am

Coffee Break

Session 2: COVID-19 and Smell Loss

11:00am

Pamela Dalton “Postviral smell loss”

11:15am

Jay Gottfried “COVID-19 and smell loss”

Session 3: The Future of Chemosensory Science

11:30am

Keynote: Nancy Rawson: Vision of Penn & Monell as partners in immunology and beyond

2020 Seminar Series

For years, leading scientists have traveled from around the world to present their research at Monell. However, as we adapt to the current COVID-19 pandemic, these seminars have moved online, and are now accessible to you wherever you are in the world. Please use the link below to register and join us.

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