Mainebiz previews BioME COVID-19 webinar featuring Maginnis

Mainebiz previewed a free webinar on May 28 hosted by BioME, the Bioscience Association of Maine, to bring together representatives of businesses in Maine that have taken the lead in the medical aspect of fighting the COVID-19 virus. Melissa Maginnis, an assistant professor of microbiology at the University of Maine, is a panelist in “The Science of COVID-19″ webinar. She is on the University of Maine System Scientific Advisory Board for COVID-19 and is co-chair of of the American Society for Virology Education and Career Development Committee. Discussion is expected to focus on the specifics of the virus and the disease it causes, research progress, testing, possible vaccines and treatment, epidemiology and virology in general, the article states.