Michael Joseph Mina is an American epidemiologist who is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He has at least 80 scientific publications. The most cited ones are related to immunology or epidemiology. He is notable for his promotion of using rapid antigen tests to halt or slow the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week's speaker is Michael Mina, an assistant professor of epidemiology and immunology and infectious diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Michael Mina is an assistant professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a member of the School’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD). He is also an associate medical director in clinical microbiology (molecular diagnostics) in the Department of Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Mina’s research combines mathematical and epidemiological models with high-throughput phage-display based serological laboratory investigations, including development of new technologies and statistical pipelines to better understand the population and immunological consequences and patterns underlying infectious diseases. He earned his MD and PhD from Emory University. Organized by Janelia's Sarada Viswanathan and Loren Looger, the Science of COVID-19 seminar series brings in outside experts, covers papers and preprints, and highlights local efforts in testing, production, and analysis. LEARN MORE: janelia.org/scienceofcovid19