Onsite (Hammamet, Tunisia) for Tunisian participants
Online for international participants
– To delineate the cellular and molecular mechanisms of immune responses to infections.
– To discuss the strategies developed by pathogens to evade immune responses.
– To learn from the models of Inborn errors of immunity the critical pathways involved in genetic susceptibility to infections.
– To get acquainted with the contribution of the infectious agents to emergence of cancers and autoimmune diseases
– To address development of new vaccines and innovative therapeutic strategies in light of the interactions between the immune system and microorganisms.
This 5-day course is open to MSc and PhD students, post-doctoral fellows, physicians, and scientists in the early stages of their careers, who are interested in the research or applied aspects of this topic. Applicants will mostly be from Africa.
– Stable internet is a pre-requisite.
– All course activities will be in English.
– An Online pre-course on www.immunopaedia.org.za will be mandatory 5-6 weeks before Immuno-Tunisia
– Priority will be given to African applicants; a limited number of international applicants will be accepted.