Teaching News

20 Jun 2016

[Call closed with over 100 applications! Thank you] Epidemiological data, mathematics, statistics and computational models: join our next international workshop on modeling of infectious diseases in Ho Chi Minh City!

Introduction to Modeling of Infectious Diseases

October 30-November 4, 2016 - Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Applications are now closed. Thank you for the interest you have shown in this workshop. Stay tuned for updates. Evaluation of applications has started. Applicants will be informed very soon of the results.

Application form / Programme

A glimpse of the workshop's output in 3 points:

  • Construct and interpret simple mathematical models of infectious disease transmission and control
  • Understand the modern use of infectious disease modeling in public health
  • Define the necessary strategies and organize the effective management of epidemics

We encourage participants to bring their own dataset for analysis. Please specify it in the application form.

Click on the poster for more details about the workshop.


The course teaching committee will review applications and select participants who will be notified before the end of September and will receive an invitation letter together with details on local arrangements.

Please download and return the completed form, including:

  • a covering letter explaining the reasons for participating in the course
  • a detailed CV
  • 1-2 recommendation letter(s)

to hku-pasteur@hku.hk before 5 September 2016.

No registration fees – Support for accommodation will be provided to participants – Limited to 24 participants.

06 Jun 2016

Summer school in computational biology for infectious diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam 18-25 September 2016

The Computational Biology for Infectious Diseases summer school is designed to provide students, researchers and professionals with basic concepts and hands-on experience in quantitative analyses of high throughput data. The school is organized in 5 parallel thematic groups for 6 days, preceded by 1 day of plenaries and followed by 1 day of review and practice sessions. The trainings will be given by leading experts in their fields, with strong teaching experience for beginners.

More information on www.cbid.asia