Science with a Twist

The Just Project: Facilitating the Safe Reopening of HBCUs

Episode Summary

Social and economic inequality has made minority communities more prone to contracting SARS-COV-2; the virus that causes COVID-19. One of those severely affected is the black community in the United States. On this episode of Science With a Twist, Fred Lowery, Senior Vice President and President of Life Sciences Solutions and Laboratory Products at Thermo Fisher Scientific, interviews Dr. James Hildreth, American immunologist and academic administrator. Fred and James discuss the “Just Project”, a multipronged effort to help address the coronavirus crisis, which has disproportionately impacted communities of color.