Penny Jensen, Ph.D., Research and Development Scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific
Matt Streb, Ph.D., NIU Chief of Staff to the President
How do the COVID-19 vaccines work, and how do we know they're safe? Hear from Penny Jensen, a research scientist with a Ph.D. in physiology/biochemistry who has worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific for more than twelve years. She’ll explain the science behind the COVID vaccines and separate fact from fiction so you can make informed decisions. Why have NIU and many other universities added COVID-19 to their list of mandatory vaccines for students, and how did they make that decision? Hear from Matt Streb, NIU Chief of Staff to the President, about university decision-making processes related to COVID-19.