10th HKU-Pasteur Virology Course: Call for Applications Closed

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IS CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR APPLICATIONS!

We are soliciting applications for the 10th HKU-PASTEUR VIROLOGY COURSE (July 14-26, 2013). The Course will focus on HIV/AIDS to mark the 30th anniversary of the identification of the virus by the Institut Pasteur team, led by Francoise BARRE-SINOUSSI and Luc MONTAGNIER who received the 2008 Nobel Prize for their discovery.

Topics include:

  • Genome organization and replication of HIV;

  • Endogenous retroviruses;

  • The cell biology of HIV life cycle and cell to cell spread;

  • Restriction factors of HIV,

  • Mechanisms of HIV latency and HIV Reservoirs;

  • HIV infection & innate immunity; Host Control of HIV infection;

  • HIV transmission and animal models;

  • Mother to child transmission of HIV;

  • HIV treatment & future therapeutic strategies;

  • Vaccination strategies and ongoing clinical trials.

One of the highlights of course will be the participation of Professor Françoise BARRE-SINOUSSI.


NEW DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 10 May 2013


There is no registration fee and course and travel application forms can be downloaded here.

To prepare the best application and maximize your chances of success, tips for a successful application can be also downloaded here.

The course (MMPH6171) is included in the coursework curriculum for research postgraduate studies of the University of Hong Kong.


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