Vaccine expert will deliver Maury Strauss lecture this week at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute


Christine S. Benn, professor at the Centre for Global Health at the University of Southern Denmark, has studied the effects of vaccinations on children in the Guinea-Bissau in West Africa as part of the Bandim Health Project. Benn will deliver the next Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture, presented by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, on April 15.

Benn will discuss her research in an upcoming talk, “How Vaccines Train the Immune System in Ways No One Expected,” part of the Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. Benn’s lecture will be presented virtually via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. on April 15. Attendees should register online in advance.

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