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April 6, 2020 | Webinar: Rino Rappuoli on COVID-19 Vaccines - 6th April | Online

Webinar: Rino Rappuoli on COVID-19 Vaccines – 6th April

The situation that we are facing with the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. The IUIS is collaborating with Frontiers and launching a series of weekly expert commentaries and scientific webinars to accelerate the development of novel diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines. Tune in to the IUIS-Frontiers scientific webinars! Next Webinar: Rino Rappuoli on COVID-19 Vaccines Date: Monday, April 6, 2020 Time: 15:00 CEST Register for the Webinar How long will it really take to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, and how is…

March 25, 2020 | COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 | Worldwide

COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2

The Coronavirus pandemic has now affected 196 countries worldwide with almost 400,000 cases of infection and 16,362 confirmed deaths. As immunologists and citizens of the world it is our duty to stay informed as well as protect those who are most vulnerable. Everyone should practice strict social distancing, cough etiquette and  hand-washing hygiene. Keep up to date with the following websites: Immunopaedia.org.za - Where you will find daily updates of COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 research. They will also send weekly digest…

February 21, 2020 | FAIS Legacy Report - Selassie Kumordjie | USA

FAIS Legacy Report – Selassie Kumordjie

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 Selassie Kumordjie is an FLP awardee from Ghana from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Selassie's PhD project is entitled “Plasmodium falciparum genetic variations underlying acquisition of malaria infections among Ghanaian children”. Selassie chose Brown…

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.…

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