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23 Sep 2016

9th HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course: “Quantitative Immunology” (applications closed)

Dear colleagues, thank you for your numerous applications for the 9th HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course, focusing this year on "Quantitative Immunology".

DATE:
19 – 31 March, 2017

Programme

TOPIC:
“QUANTITATIVE IMMUNOLOGY”
The general theme of this year’s course will be Quantitative Immunology to explore the ongoing transition from reductionist studies, based on the application of genetic approaches in animal models, to a more integrated view of the physiology and pathology of the immune system. The course will highlight the latest advances in large-scale, quantitative data collection and computational analysis as applied to human immune function in health and disease.

LECTURERS:
Matthew ALBERT (France)
Catherine BEAUCHEMIN (Canada)
Roberto BRUZZONE (Hong Kong)
Chris COTSAPAS (USA)
James DI-SANTO (France)
Magnus FONTES (France)
Liwei LU (Hong Kong)
Bernard MALISSEN (France)
Hiroshi OHNO (Japan)
Lluis QUINTANA-MURCI (France)
Sumana SANYAL (Hong Kong)
Mike STUBBINGON (United Kingdom)
Gabriel VICTORA (USA)
Xiao-Ning XU (United Kingdom)
Daniel ZAK (USA)

REGISTRATION:

Please return completed application form, including two letters of recommendation to hku-pasteur@hku.hk.

Registration fees HKD1,000.- include accommodation (on sharing twin basis for overseas participants) and food (lunches, coffee breaks and one dinner).

The HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course (MMPH6174) is included in the coursework curriculum for research postgraduate studies of the University of Hong Kong.

 

Deadline for applications: 23 December 2016

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Anne LI at +852 2831 5516 or hku-pasteur@hku.hk

20 Sep 2016

18-25 September 2016: Computational Biology for Infectious Diseases summer school in Hanoi, Vietnam

The CBID (Computational Biology for Infectious Diseases) summer school, designed to provide students, researchers and professionals working on infectious diseases with basic concepts and hands-on experience in quantitative analyses of high throughput data is taking place at the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, from 18 to 25 September 2016.

Supported, among other sponsors, by the Institut Pasteur International Network, the CBID summer school is this year again a great success. Over 75 participants coming from South East Asia countries are enthusiastically getting trained on molecular phylogenetics, (meta)genomics, population genetics, transmission dynamics and epidemics forecasting. During the second week, the students will work in subgroups of 3-5 and carry on mini-projects on real data under the supervision of the trainers.

Please find more information about CBID summer school here.

Group photo taken during the summer school introduction.