The FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Science in partnership with OLLI Boca recorded a special episode of “Ask a Scientist: Microbiologist and Biotechnologist Answers Questions About COVID-19”. The questions answered in the episode were submitted by listeners.
Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., dean of FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science conducted the session with Nwadiuto Esiobu,
Ph.D., professor, biological science in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt
College of Science. Esiobu answered questions submitted from fans of the “Ask a Scientist” show. Sample questions that were addressed in the episode include:
how does a virus generate
how do we find drugs to block the coronavirus disease
how artificial intelligence (AI) is used to find treatments for diseases
the impacts of climate change on viruses such as COVID-19
how a pandemic becomes endemic and much more.
Click the image below to watch the video of the discussion.