Impact of tropical infections on mother and child immunity
2nd Regional West Africa Immunology
This 2nd Regional West Africa Immunology course is sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation and the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) and is open to PhD, MSc, MDs, and postdoctoral fellows from Africa (45) and Germany (5).
An interactive forum with international faculty including lectures, discussion groups and grant writing sessions. Immunology of malaria, tuberculosis, HIV and neglected tropical diseases will be discussed with special emphasis on mother and child health in Africa.
All participants will have free access to teaching material via the web-based Immunopaedia platform www.immunopaedia.org.za 6 weeks prior to the course. Each one is expected to become familiar with the material in order to benefit maximally from the course.
Registration will be free for all selected students.
Travel costs and housing will be covered by the sponsors.
To apply, provide the following documents as
ONE SINGLE PDF file by June 7, 2019:
- Motivation letter with statement of your current research
and how your participation will help to shape your career (250 words)
- CV: 1 to 2 pages including your publications (if any)
- Abstract for poster (250 words)
- Letter of support from your supervisor