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Applications open: Vaccinology in Africa Course, 29 April-3rd May 2019

Posted 04/02/2019
Applications are now open for the next Vaccinology in Africa Course, 29th April – 3rd May 2019, at the MRC Unit in Banjul, The Gambia. The course is specifically aimed at students, researchers and professionals resident in Africa and cover the main aspects of vaccinology, the vaccine development process, biomanufacturing, regulatory and ethical issues. The course has an exceptional faculty of academic and industrial speakers, and resonates with the ‘One Health’ agenda by highlighting human and veterinary links and synergies. The course is fully funded for successful applicants and covers air travel within the African region, accommodation and meals.

Open for applications: PhD Fellowships in Malaria Research

Posted 21/01/2019

The Multi-Stage Malaria Vaccine Consortium (MMVC) seeks applications for three four-year PhD fellowships supported by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).  MMVC offers training and excellent research opportunities for outstanding African PhD students in a vibrant and stimulating scientific environment.  Fellowships are open to all African scientists wishing to pursue a career in malaria research and vaccinology.  MMVC Fellowships may be held at one of the MMVC African partner institutions in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, The Gambia but applications are open to others who meet the required eligibility criteria working outside these institutions.

Applicants must be African nationals, and have an intention to pursue a long-term career in malaria research and/or vaccinology. Closing date 15 March 2019, 17:00 GMT. More details here.

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Efficient Induction of T Cells against Conserved HIV-1 Regions by Mosaic Vaccines Delivered as Self-Amplifying mRNA. Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev, 12, pp. 32-46. Article

Novel genetically-modified chimpanzee adenovirus and MVA-vectored respiratory syncytial virus vaccine safely boosts humoral and cellular immunity in healthy older adults. J Infect. Article

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