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COVID-19 Q&A with Biomedical Engineering Researcher Rebecca Keate

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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In partnership with the Glen Ellyn Public Library the Orland Park Public Library invites you to a COVID-19 Q&A session with Northwestern University Biomedical Engineering PhD student Rebecca Keate. Keate will discuss common concerns regarding COVID-19, the virus origins and transmission, and social distancing measures. Keate will also discuss technologies and drugs used to improve COVID-19 patient outcomes and progress on the development of vaccines.



Rebecca Keate is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University, where she researches electrically conductive biomaterials for tissue engineering. Rebecca graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in May 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Physics. She has work experience with Johnson & Johnson and Becton Dickinson, where she worked on medical device Research & Design teams. Her research expertise involves a diverse number of biomedical subjects, including bacterial infection, cellular mechanisms of cancer, and tissue mechanics.

Meeting ID: 848-8973-6648


May 27
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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