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