A course focused on advances in the Immunobiology of Parasites, Pathogens and Pathogenesis: 19-24 Sept 2016, Kenya

This one week course is targeted at PhD students and early postdocs who have a strong interest in the interaction between the immune system, Parasites and other 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 advances in the immunology and parasitology of malaria, HIV, TB and helminths delivered by some of the leading researchers in the field. In addition, participants will benefit from a grant writing and careers workshop run by scientists who have a strong track record in obtaining research grants

Eligibility:

Priority will be given to PhD students and Early Postdocs (within 5 years of PhD) from the East African Community plus Malawi, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Congo DRC. Limited slots are available for participants from other parts of Africa and the world.

Course Bursary:

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

Application Procedure

Applicants should send a CV and statement of why you would like to attend the course to   Alex.Mackay@Glasgow.ac.uk

Application Deadline:   31st May 2016

For further information please visit :

http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/wtcmp/postgraduatecoursesandtraining/kenbop3/headline_455973_en.html