Loading Events

Dr. Sumit Chanda and Dr. Evan Y. Snyder
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute


Drs. Chanda and Snyder will present a brief overview of research findings to date, provide their expert opinion on vaccines soon to be available and discuss the need for ongoing coronavirus research, vital for rapid respond to future outbreaks. 

Join Us for a Free Speaker Event
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | 6:30 PM
Live on Zoom
Reservations are required
Space is Limited to 100 Guests
A link to the Zoom broadcast will be sent only to registered guests

Sumit Chanda earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University and received his post-doctoral training at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF). He transitioned to a Group Leader, and established his research group within the Division of Cellular Genomics at GNF. In 2007, he joined the Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute as an Associate Professor. Dr. Chanda also holds an Adjunct Professor appointment at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and a Visiting Scientist position at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation.

Evan Y. Snyder earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania as a member of the National Institute of Health’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). He also studied psychology and linguistics at the University of Oxford. He completed residencies in pediatrics and neurology, as well as a clinical fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Children’s Hospital-Boston, Harvard Medical School. He has served as Chief Resident, Medicine, Chief Resident, Neurology and attending physician in the Department of Pediatrics (Division of Newborn Medicine) and Department of Neurology. He also conducted postdoctoral research as a fellow in the Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and appointed as an instructor in neurology (neonatology), then assistant professor. In 2003, Dr. Snyder moved to Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute as Professor and Director of the Program in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology. Dr. Snyder is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).


January 12, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Categories:


Zoom (Virtual Event)