News - FAIS Africa

March 13, 2023 | |

IUIS LMIC travel grant application is NOW Open!

We are excited to share the announcement that the LMIC travel grants for IUIS 2023 congress in Cape Town are now OPEN! The recipients of the travel grant will receive up to 2,000 USD to offset the cost of registration, accommodation, and travel to the IUIS 2023 congress. Africa is a continent with a large burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases. It is essential that the next generation of exceptional African and other LMIC scientists are empowered with the skills…

February 17, 2023 | |


IUIS-SMI-FAIS IMMUNO-MOROCCO 2023 Course Tumour Immune Microenvironment and Immunotherapies The course will take place from June 5-10, 2023 in Zephyr Targa, Marrakech, Morocco. About The Course:  The course will discuss cancer and its complex interactions with the immune system. We will focus on the tumour immune microenvironment, cell and antibody therapies, and cancer vaccines. Our goal is to provide high quality up to date immunology knowledge, highly interactive discussion sessions, a flow cytometry workshop, poster presentations, and training in grant…

February 13, 2023 | |

WHIP Immunoparasitology Meeting

26th Annual Woods Hole Immunoparasitology Meeting, April 23-26, 2023. The meeting will be held in-person, with a limited virtual participation option. This is the premier immunoparasitology meeting within our community, featuring exceptional science and showcasing the work of our trainees and junior faculty. We have an exciting line-up of keynote speakers, including Dr. Alan Sher (NIAID), Dr. Ken Cadwell (NYU), and Dr. Elia Tait-Wojno (U Washington). We also expect to present a number of talk, poster, and travel awards based on…

February 2, 2023 | |

International Primary Immunodeficiencies Congress (IPIC2023)

FAIS is happy to support the International Primary Immunodeficiencies Congress (IPIC2023), taking place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from November 8-10, 2023. It will be the occasion to bring back together clinicians with an interest in primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs)/ inborn errors of immunity (IEI) alongside leading physicians in the field, patient organisation representatives, nurses, industry representatives and other interested stakeholders. IPIC has established itself as one of the leading international congresses on PID clinical care with a unique approach to its…

January 30, 2023 | |

IUIS/AAI Awards Summer Courses in Immunology

The IUIS Education (EDU) and Gender Equality and Career Development (GEC) Committees and the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) are pleased to announce their continued co-sponsorship of 8 awards (4/course) for trainees from LMIC to attend the AAI Summer Courses in IMMUNOLOGY: The Introductory Course in Immunology will be held July 11-16, 2023 at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center, Los Angeles, CA. The Advanced Course in Immunology will be held July 23-28, 2023 at The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA. Please click here to view…

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