Pathogen Immune Evasion

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Date(s) - 13/11/2023 - 14/11/2023
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Time and place: November 13-14, 2023. Hotel Scandic Lerkendal, Trondheim.

Registration: Registration is now open (deadline: October 13th)

Course description: The course is intended for PhD students and post-docs working in the fields of immunology and/or microbiology, including host-pathogen interactions. The program aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the various strategies pathogens use to evade the host’s immune response, including the use of virulence factors. Additionally, the course will feature more in-depth lectures focusing on the evasion strategies of specific pathogenic species, covering bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi. Click here to view the tentative program.

Organisation: The course will comprise a combination of lectures and student discussions and will take place at the Scandic hotel Lerkendal, Trondheim. Physical presence is mandatory during the whole course. Complimentary food will be provided during the course, travel costs and accommodation for participants arriving from outside Trondheim will be covered.

ECTS: You will receive a certificate stating the recommended ECTS for this course (recommendation: 1 ECTS). The recommendation is based on lecture attendance, reading of recommended literature, and submission of a short assignment (the latter is optional for students that wants to receive the ECTS). You can apply to your home institution for approval of the ECTS for your degree. Your home institution decides if and how many ECTS you receive.

Recommended literature: Before the course starts the organizers will provide you with a list of scientific review and research papers that are relevant for the topics covered in the course.

Local course committee: Egil Lien and Markus Haug.

Contact Markus for questions about the course or the IBA coordinator for other IBA-related questions.





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