SARS-CoV2: The Virus and the Disease

Event Date: 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Dr. Carolina Arias Gonzales & Dr. Lynn Fitzgibbons discuss SARS-CoV2: The Virus and the Disease


About the Speakers


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Carolina Arias Gonzalez, PhD

Assistant Professor in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, UCSB


Dr. Arias (Ph.D. Microbiology, New York University Sackler Institute for Graduate Biomedical Sciences) has extensively studied virus-host interactions, as well as drug screens to identify FDA-approved compounds that could be used to curtail Zika virus infection. Dr. Arias joined the UCSB faculty late in 2016.



Lynn N. Fitzgibbons

Lynn N. Fitzgibbons, MD

Infectious Disease Specialist, Cottage Health, Santa Barbara

Dr. Fitzgibbons is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and is chair of the Division of Infectious Disease at Cottage Health. She is the Medical Education Director of Research and Quality, and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at USC, as well as Adjunct Assistant Professor at UCSB in the Geography Department. She oversees the HIV and Infectious Disease clinic at the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department.