Join research experts in discussing recent journal articles posted to ASM's COVID-19 Research Registry. The Virtual Journal Club sessions are held on the third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Registration for each month's session opens on the first of the month.

April 15 Session

Registration opens April 1.

The selected study gives an overview of the evolution of SARS-CoV-2. Our presenter and panelists, with their diverse expertise, will lead an in-depth discussion of the findings and explore the impact of viral evolution and variant lineages on vaccines and natural immunity to SARS-CoV-2.

The variant gambit: COVID-19’s next move.

Authors: Jessica A. Plante, Brooke M. Mitchell, Kenneth S. Plante, Kari Debbink, Scott C. Weaver, and Vineet D. Menachery.

Cell Host & Microbe (2021)
DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2021.02.020

© 2021 Published by Elsevier Inc.


Vaughn Cooper, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine


Daryl Domman, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Discussion Panel

Stephen Goldstein, Ph.D.
University of Utah

Matthias Schnell, M.S., Ph.D.
Thomas Jefferson University

B. Jesse Shapiro, Ph.D.
McGill University

Next Session 

May 20, 2021, 2 p.m. ET (registration will open May 1)

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