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ImmunoKenya Workshop 2018

How viruses hijack host immunity leading to cancers

KCB Leadership Center, Nairobi, Kenya - September 23-28

Open to advanced graduate, MD students and postdoctoral fellows. Immuno-Kenya 2018 will  provide an interactive forum with international faculty, focusing on how HIV, HCV, HTLV, HPV and EBV infections lead to cancers.

Application deadline July 1, 2018 by midnight EAT

All participants will have free access to teaching material via the web-based Immunopaedia platform from mid-August, and are expected to have familiarized themselves with a good knowledge of basic and clinical immunology.  
Immuno-Kenya 2018 will also  include a practical introduction to flow cytometry.

 

Promotional Flyer to be downloaded here

Faculty:
Andre Boonstra (Netherlands)
Andrea Cossarizza(Italy)
Eleanor Fish (Canada)
Clive Gray (South Africa)
Dietrich Kabelitz (Germany)
Ann Moormann (USA)
Martin  Müller (Germany)
Aileen Rowan (UK)
Angela Santoni (Italy)

To Apply, please go to the website: www.immunopaedia.org.za/immuno-kenya

Information required:

  • 250 word motivation letter, including explanation how Immuno-Kenya 2018 will help to shape your career in Africa
  • 250 word Abstract for poster presentation
  • 1 page list of your most important publications (if applicable)
  • 1 page CV (pdf)
  • 1  page letter of support from your supervisor (pdf)

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


Selection will be made by a committee consisting of members of FAIS (Federation of African Immunological Societies) and IUIS-EDU (Education Committee of IUIS). Selected participants will be notified by July 23, 2018

 
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