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24 Jun 2019

Pasteur-Paris University International Doctoral Program 2020 (PPU)

The Institut Pasteur just announced the 2020 Pasteur-Paris University International Doctoral Program (PPU)! Applications for the program will open mid-September 2019. 
In 2009, the Institut Pasteur, the world leading biomedical research institute founded by Louis Pasteur in 1887, inaugurated the Pasteur Paris-University (PPU) international doctoral program in collaboration with several major Parisian science universities for students holding a Master degree (or equivalent) from a university outside of France and who have not worked or resided in France for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to their recruitment.
An exceptional PhD program in the exciting, dynamic and interactive research environment of the Institut Pasteur in collaboration with Parisian universities. A 3-year PhD program for students holding a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in science, medicine or related fields from a non-French university.
Educational program:
  • Improving public health and welfare through scientific discovery
  • Quest for knowledge beyond the frontiers of biological sciences
  • Satisfying scientific curiosity in a dynamic research environment
  • State-of-the-art technology platforms 
  • A three-year salary covering living expenses and social benefits
  • Assistance with housing and visas
  • Tailored courses and training to high
  • Close scientific supervision
  • Interactive environment for collaborations
  • Dedicated student club for science and social activities

23 Jun 2019

10th Advanced Course on Diagnostics (ACDx) in September 2019 in France

The Mérieux Foundation and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will held the 10th Advanced Course on Diagnostics (ACDx) in les Pensières Center for Global Health Veyrier-du-Lac, France, from September 15 to 20, 2019:

"ACDx advocates for the role and the value of diagnostics in global health and builds capacity for critical decision-making on diagnostics in developing countries through partnerships and networks. This week-long intensive course is designed to enhance the knowledge and professional network of participants. This year there will be a focus on access to quality-assured diagnostics, especially for antimicrobial resistance control and epidemic preparedness, in addition to an overview of the latest advances in the field."

Course director: Prof. Rosanna Peeling Co-director: Dr. François-Xavier Babin