Dr. Elena Vassilieva is an instructor in the department of microbiology and immunology at the Emory University School of Medicine. After receiving her PhD in biochemistry from Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Cardiology research center in Moscow, she had postdoctoral training in protein structure and function at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Pennsylvania State University and in epithelial cell biology at Emory University. The current focus of her preclinical research is improving immunogenicity of flu vaccine in immunocompromised populations with the emphasis on adjuvant combinations and microneedle vaccine delivery.
Elena V. Vassilieva, PhD Presentations
June 18, 2020 at 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
New vaccines are being developed in special populations that propose novel challenges such as immune suppression, pregnancy, and age. This session will explore approaches to solicit immune responses to vaccination in certain target populations.