11-15 December
São Paulo / Brazil
Scientific Program

General Information

Registration/submission deadline September 1.
Some selected students will be awarded with travel and hotel expenses.

The IUIS-Brazil Advanced Course of Vaccines is an immersion course on advanced topics and current research on multiple aspects of vaccine development, including discovery, preclinical development, upscaling, manufacturing, clinical trials, and regulatory issues.

Audience: selected graduate students​, post-doctoral fellows​ and early career scientists ​doing research in the vaccine area, mostly from Latin American countries.

Students will be selected according to analysis of their application, and some of them will be awarded with travel and hotel expenses.

The Advanced course will take place at the Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil from Dec 11-15, 2017. It is sponsored by the iii - Instituto de Investigação em Imunologia/INCT, IUIS - International Union of Immunogical Societies, ALAI - Latin American Association on Immunological societies, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Universidade de São Paulo and SBI- Brazilian Society of Immunology.

One of the main targets of the course will be to foster interactions between students and faculty, which will happen during poster presentations where students will discuss their results, preparation of faculty-guided projects to be developed by students along the course, and discussion sessions.

The course will include lectures, discussion sessions, student poster presentations, and preparation of faculty-guided projects by the students. The course will also provide review material on their topics to be posted at Immunopaedia, an IUIS-supported website with basic and clinical immunology content (http://www.immunopaedia.org.za/immunology/).

ENGLISH  is the official language of the Course. The venue will be at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

There is no registration fee.


Organizing Committee



Jorge Kalil Universidade de São Paulo
Brazil
Guillermo Docena Universidad de La Plata
Argentina
Edecio Cunha-Neto Universidade de São Paulo
Brazil

Confirmed Speakers

ALEJANDRO CHABALGOITY UNIV. URUGUAY
Alexander Precioso Instituto Butantan, Brazil
ALEXIS KALERGIS IMII, CHILE
Ana Paula Fernandes UFMG, Brazil
ANNA DURBIN JOHNS HOPKINS U., USA
ÉSPER KALLÁS USP, BRAZIL
FERNANDO GOÑI NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, USA
GUILLERMO DOCENA U. LA PLATA, ARGENTINA
H. NAKAYA USP, BRAZIL
JULIANA CASSATARO U. SAN MARTIN, ARGENTINA
LUIZA GUILHERME INCOR, BRAZIL
Paulo Lee Ho Instituto Butantan, Brazil
RICARDO GAZZINELLI FIOCRUZ, BRAZIL
RINO RAPPUOLI GSK, ITALY
STEVE WHITEHEAD NIH, USA
WILLEM HANEKOM BMGF, USA

IUIS BRAZIL ADVANCED COURSE ON VACCINES 2017