Events


Immunology workshops, conferences and courses in Africa for healthcare professionals, researchers and students.


September 2018

kenbop 2018KENYA Biology of Parasitism (KENBOP 2018)

  • 3-7th September 2018‌
  • KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
  • Application Deadline: 15 June 2018

Participants from Africa will receive a bursary to cover flights from within Africa, accommodation and meals. Participants from other parts of the world will not be eligible for a bursary and will have to meet the full cost of attendance.

A week long course targeted at PhD students and early postdocs who have strong interest in the interaction between the immune system and pathogens, and how this underlies the pathogenesis of a wide range of infectious and non-communicable disease. The course consists of intensive learning sessions and symposia on the most recent adavances in the immunology and parasitology of malaria, HIV,TB and helminths delivered by some of the leading researchers in the field. Participants will also benefit from grant writing and careers sessions run by scientist who have a strong track record in obtaining research grant.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED


September 2018

IUIS

IUIS-FAIS Immuno-Kenya 2018

  • 23-28th September
  • KCB Leadership Center, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Application deadline: 7 July 2018

There is no registration fee for African students and travel and accommodation will be covered.

Open to advanced graduate, MD students and postdoctoral fellows. Immuno-Kenya will provide an interactive forum with international faculty, focusing on how HIV, HCV, HTLV, HPV and EBV infections lead to cancers.

All participants will have free access to teaching material via the web-based Immunopaedia platform and are expected to have familiarized themselves with a good knowledge of basic and clinical immunology.

Immuno-Kenya will also include a practical introduction to flow cytometry.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED


November 2018

8th ida symposium 20188th IDA Symposium

  • 12-17th November 2018
  • River Club, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Application deadline: 17th August 2018

The 8th Infectious Diseases in Africa (IDA) Symposium aims to provide a forum opportunity for young investigators to meet and discuss their finding with renowned scientists and learn about the most recent findings in infectious diseases in Africa.

The IDA Symposium will cover how innate and adaptive immune responses are engaged by vaccine candidates to provide protective immune responses at either or both mucosal and systemic levels.

International experts in the field of mucosal, cellular, humoral and innate immune responses will present their latest findings. Panel discussions will facilitate discourse amongst course participants during their oral and poster presentations.

There is no registration fee for African students and travel and accommodation will be covered.

Register now – 8th IDA Symposium


November 2018

VACFA14th Annual African Vaccinology Course

  • 12-18th November 2018
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Application Deadline: 27th July 2018

The 2018 Annual African Vaccinology Course (AAVC) is a 5-day residential training hosted by VACFA, University of Cape Town. The course programme is designed to cover topical vaccinology issues that are relevant to Africa.

Successful candidates will be fully funded to attend the course.

The aims of the 14th AAVC in 2018 are:

  1. Provide participants with essential expertise to support national immunization programmes
  2. Broaden the understanding of the challenges and opportunities in vaccinology at regional and global levels
  3. Build sustainable research capacity for vaccine development and conducting high quality phase 1-lV vaccine trials in Africa
  4. Foster communication and networking among African vaccinologists
  5. Discuss the roles, challenges and opportunities for capacity building for the members of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs)  in Africa
  6. Discuss the feasibility of e-learning in vaccinology in Africa

Register now – vacfa.uct.ac.za

 


Courses

We create and host online courses in partnership with the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) and other bodies. These courses educate and support participants and students before and after Immunology conferences and courses world-wide.

We provide frameworks of knowledge so that participants can fully engage and get the very best out of real-world courses. We also provide lectures, relevant resources and assessment to educate users on all fronts.

IMMUNO-MOROCCO COURSE

Hotel Royal Mirage, FES, Morocco, 3-7 April 2018

Immuno-Morocco

Immuno-Morocco – Participants

 

Immuno Morocco

Immuno-Morocco – Immunopaedia Session

IUIS-ALAI IMMUNO BRAZIL “ADVANCED COURSE ON VACCINES” 2017

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 11th – 15th December 2017

Immuno Brazil Participanrs

Immuno-Brazil – Participants

 

13TH ANNUAL AFRICAN VACCINLOGY COURSE (AAVC)

Cape Town, South Africa, 13-17 November 2017

VACFA Vaccinology Course

VACFA Vaccinology Course Participants

IMMUNO-SOUTH AFRICA 2017 COURSE

Krystal Beach, Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town, 1-9 September 2017

Immuno-South Africa 2017 Participants

 

IMMUNO-GAMBIA COURSE

MRC Unit Banjul, Gambia, 19-26 November 2016

Immuno-Gambia course - Participants

Immuno-Gambia – Participants

 

ONCOIMMUNOLOGY-MEXICO COURSE

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 5-8 October 2016

ONCOIMMUNOLOGY-MEXICO - Participants

ONCOIMMUNOLOGY-MEXICO – Participants

 

ONCOIMMUNOLOGY-MEXICO - IUIS Scholarship Awardees

ONCOIMMUNOLOGY-MEXICO – IUIS Scholarship Awardees

 

KENBOP3 COURSE

Kilifi, Kenya, 19–24 September 2016 ‌

KENBOP3 - Participants

KENBOP3 – Participants

 

KENBOP3 - Faculty

KENBOP3 – Faculty

 

IUIS-FAIS IMMUNO-TUNISIA COURSE

Hammamet, Tunisia, 4-8 April 2016

 Immuno Tunisia participants

Immuno Tunisia – Participants

 

IUIS-FAIS-IDA IMMUNO SOUTH AFRICA COURSE

Cape Town, South Africa, 20-24 October 2015

Immunology Primer and IDA Symposium - Participants

Immunology Primer and IDA Symposium – Participants

 

IUIS-ALAI-IMMUNOCOLOMBIA COURSE

Medellin, Columbia, 10-13 October 2015

Immune Regulation in Health and Disease - Participants

Immune Regulation in Health and Disease – Participants

 
 
 
 
 
 
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