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January 20, 2020 | Immuno-Algeria 2020 | El-Aurassi Hotel, Algiers, Algeria

Immuno-Algeria 2020

IUIS-FAIS-SAI-AAA Immuno-Algeria 2020 Challenge of Allergy in the molecular era Dates : 24th-28th June 2020 Location : El-Aurassi Hotel, Algiers, Algeria In the last two decades we have witnessed a dramatic increase in allergic diseases worldwide, presenting a challenge for societies. This course will be facilitated by an experienced international faculty. Lectures, discussions and presentations will focus on the immunology, clinical aspects, new biological diagnosis methods and the future of immunotherapy for allergic diseases. Accommodation and meals will be covered. Travel fellowships will…

January 8, 2020 | FAIS Legacy Project - Esemu Livo Report | South Africa

FAIS Legacy Project – Esemu Livo Forgu Report

The principal aim of the Federation of African Immunological Societies (FAIS) Legacy Project (FLP) is to increase the human capacity for research in immunology and related sciences on the African continent by training 1000 new PhD students over ten years.  See more - faislegacyproject.com Esemu Livo Forgu is an FLP awardee from Cameroon from the The Biotechnology Centre, University of Yaoundé I. Esemu PhD project is entitled "The effects of HIV-1 infection on microRNA important for the trans-placenta transfer of maternal…

November 13, 2019 | FAIS at the 17th International Congress of Immunology | Beijing, China

FAIS at the 17th International Congress of Immunology

FAIS represented strongly at the 17th International Congress of Immunology (ICI) held in Beijing 18-23 October-2019. FAIS Secretary-General Professor Clive Gray made an exciting Symposium presentation. FAIS was also represented at the large International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) stand. Where goodies like rubik's cubes, mugs and more were given out as advertising for the upcoming Cape Town 2022 meeting. The 11th African Congress of Immunology being held in Malawi over 29th November - 3rd December 2020 was also advertised.…

November 13, 2019 | FAIS President and Secetary General in Innovations in Immunology | Sub-Saharan Africa

FAIS President and Secretary General in Innovations in Immunology

FAIS President Henry Mwandumba and FAIS Secretary-General Clive Gray penned an article published in Innovations in Immunology and on healthawareness.co.uk in May 2019. The article was also written by newly elected International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) President, Faith Osier. The collaborative article addresses drug resistance in the progress of HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and malaria vaccines. Henry's research focuses on TB, Clive's on HIV and Faith is in the malaria field. The article covers the recent advances in vaccines to the…

October 18, 2019 | 17th International Congress of Immunology | Beijing, China

FAIS in Beijing

The Federation of African Immunological Societies (FAIS) members will be in attendance at the 17th International Congress of Immunology (ICI) this week. FAIS members will represent Immunology from across Africa. The 17th international Congress of Immunology will take place October 18-23, 2019 in Beijing China. The massive meeting will host renown scientists from across the world with keynote talks by Peter Doherty, Jules Hoffmann and Tasuku Honjo. FAIS will also be represented by a joint stand with the International Union…

October 12, 2019 | FAIS Legacy Project - Student Feedback | South Africa

FAIS Legacy Project – Student Feedback

The FAIS Legacy Project Introduction The principal aim of the Federation of African Immunological Societies (FAIS) Legacy Project (FLP) is to increase the human capacity for research in immunology and related sciences on the African continent by training 1000 new PhD students over ten years.  A secondary aim is to use this training framework to provide a bridge between basic and translational immunology, coupled to industry partnerships, helping to drive scientific discoveries to innovations that touch lives. To achieve these…

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