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7th Rare Diseases Summer School, 10-12 July 2019, Switzerland

University of Zurich


Deadline:

April 02, 2019

Event Date:

July 10, 2019 - July 12, 2019


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7TH RADIZ RARE DISEASE SUMMER SCHOOL, 10-12 JULY 2019

7th radio Rare Diseases Summer School will take place at the Kartause Ittingen, Warth (Canton Thurgau), Switzerland and will focus on a wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases, from disease mechanisms and animal models to improving diagnoses to novel therapeutics. There will be lectures by national and international rare disease experts, workshops, poster viewing sessions and selected oral presentations by participants.

A high faculty-to-student ratio will allow participants to optimally benefit from the varied expertise of the faculty. There will be ample time for discussions, teamwork, as well as for socialising.

The school addresses clinicians, physician-scientists, postdocs, and PhD students as well as select students from various disciplines such as medicine, biology, pharmaceutical science, psychology, sociology, and related fields. Up to 30 participants will be admitted. There are a limited number of spaces available to participants from industry. Participants are responsible for having valid insurance and a valid visa, if applicable, for Switzerland.

Eligibility

The school addresses clinicians, physician-scientists, postdocs, and PhD students as well as select students from various disciplines such as medicine, biology, pharmaceutical science, psychology, sociology, and related fields. Up to 30 participants will be admitted. There are a limited number of spaces available to participants from industry. Participants are responsible for having valid insurance and a valid visa, if applicable, for Switzerland.

Participants are expected to bring a poster about their work or research interests related to rare diseases. The posters will be exhibited during the whole duration of the Summer School and participants will present their poster during dedicated poster viewing sessions. The best two posters will be awarded a prize. Authors of selected abstracts will also have the possibility to present their work with an oral presentation.

Grants for students

Grants covering the accommodation and part of the registration fee may be available. The grants would be awarded to selected PhD students based on the quality of the application and on the need to travel from abroad.

Language

The Summer School will be held in English.

Accommodation

Accommodation at the conference venue will be organized but needs to be pre-paid by participants. The cost of the room is of CHF 135 per night (breakfast included).

Alternative accommodation is also available nearby but shall be organized by the participants themselves.

Meals and social activities

Coffee breaks and meals, as well as social activities, are included in the registration fee.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.


Eligible Countries
Host Country
Study Levels
PhD
Opportunities
Publish Date
January 17, 2019




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