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UC Irvine celebrates COVID-19 vaccine scientists

Spectrum News 1, April 30, 2022

April 30, 2022

UC Irvine celebrates COVID-19 vaccine scientists

The University of California, Irvine, celebrated a select group of scientists Friday who helped curb the spread and were part of an accelerated clinical process that had begun nearly 60 years before. … [The] panel included Philip Felgner, an administrator wearing several hats including that of director of the UCI vaccine research and Development Center. And Drew Weissman, a professor of medicine and director of vaccine research for infectious diseases, was also in attendance.