Training Opportunities


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 writing. We aim to bring together students and faculty to promote career progression of young African scientists.

Requirements to apply:

This 5-day course is open to 50 graduate students enrolled in academic PhD programs, postdoctoral fellows, MDs and young researchers engaged in Immunology & Cancer related research projects.

• The candidates should have some level of research experience to benefit maximally.
• Those applying should ensure that their passport is valid for at least 6 months beyond the dates of
the course as visa application time is short.
• Selection of students will be based on the quality of the abstract submitted, research output and
academic excellence.
• There is a registration fee of $100
• Selected students will receive partial or full funding to cover registration, accommodation and
travel expenses
• Successful candidates will be notified by March 27

All selected participants must complete an online pre-course on the Immunopaedia website starting the week of 17 April 2023


Application deadline is March 6, 2023. Click here to apply!


Abdallah Badou: Hassan II University, Casablanca and Mohammed VI Center for Research and
Innovation, Rabat, Morocco
Jamal Hafid: Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco
Dieter Kabelitz: University of Kiel, Germany
Michelle Letarte: SickKids Hospital and University of Toronto, Canada
Clive Gray: Stellenbosch University, RSA


20 international and African renowned scientists will be teaching this course.