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Summer School - Infection Meets Immunity, 22 July - 2 August 2019, Utrecht University, Netherlands

Publish Date: Jan 14, 2019

Deadline: Jul 01, 2019

Event Dates: from Jul 22, 2019 12:00 to Aug 02, 2019 12:00

Infection Meets Immunity

This course illustrates the intricate balance between infection and immunity in the human host. You will meet the experts, follow lectures at an advanced level, visit our state-of-the-art facilities and go on a field trip to Micropia, the first museum of microbes, in the center of Amsterdam. After this course you will be able to relate immunological principles and clinical consequences and will have knowledge about bacterial and viral diseases, especially on those areas were infection meets immunity.

Utrecht University has a strong history in research on Infection and Immunity; it is home to worldwide expert research teams in this area. During this course you will meet the experts, follow lectures at an advanced level, visit our state-of-the-art facilities and go on a field trip to Micropia, the first museum of microbes, in the center of Amsterdam. The Utrecht Medical Students Associastion SAMS offers tours through the University Hospital and our various prestigious medical training facilities.

The course will start by refreshing your knowledge about Immunology and Microbiology. The subsequent more advanced and specialized lectures will cover topics such as Memory in the Immune System, Immune Tolerance, Intracellular Pathogens, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Bacteriology and Public Health. Furthermore you will gain insight in those areas where infection and immunity meet, such as Vaccines and Microbial Immune Evasion. Finally you can apply your knowledge in a scientific debate within the central theme: Infection meets Immunity.

Course director

Prof. dr. J.A.G. van Strijp

Course aim

The aim of this course is to familiarize you in depth with the scientific knowledge in the field of Infection and Immunity.

Study load

Two weeks, fulltime course, no homework

Costs

Course fee
€ 500.00
Housing fee
€ 350.00

Housing through Utrecht Summer School

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships for the Infection meets Immunity course are available for non-European participants. The scholarship consists of a fee waiver by the amount of 400 euros. Requests for scholarships should be sent to: info@iiutrecht.nl

Application

For this course you are required to upload the following documents when applying:

  •  C.V.
  •  Transcript of Grades

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.


This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

https://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/courses/life-sciences/infection-meets-immunity



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