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CCDD ID Epi Seminar Series

April 18th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual In Person
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Talk title: 3Ps in a Pandemic: On Trust and Truth

Presenter: Kai Kupferschmidt, freelance science journalist at Science Magazine

Kai Kupferschmidt is a science journalist based in Berlin. He has worked as a freelance editor and writer for numerous German newspapers and is a contributing correspondent for Science Magazine. During the pandemic he also launched a German language science podcast called “Pandemia” with his colleagues Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt and Nicolas Semak. He has written two books, one on infectious diseases and one on the science of the color blue. Kai has received numerous awards for his work, including the Media Prize of the German Aids Foundation and the NIHCM Trade Journalism Award (shared with Gretchen Vogel). He is currently an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow focusing on misinformation and disinformation.

About the series: Each spring, CCDD hosts an annual seminar series featuring talks from experts on the latest research in infectious disease epidemiology and modeling. The ID Epi Seminar Series aims to bring in speakers from various disciplines within infectious disease epidemiology, broadly defined to include the population biology of pathogens and other allied topics. Seminars will be held on Thursdays, unless otherwise noted, at 1pm ET between February 2nd and May 9th with the exception of March 14th (spring break).

Register for the seminar here. hsph.me/idepi24

Speakers will share their own perspectives; they do not speak for Harvard.


Date: April 18th
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Lectures / Seminars / Forums


Francois-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Building
Virtual In Person