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2017
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Infection meets Immunity

Organizing institution
Utrecht University, Faculty of Medicine (UU)
Course code
M33
Course fee (incl. housing)
€ 850
Level
Advanced master level

This course illustrates the intricate balance between infection and immunity in the human host.

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Utrecht University has a strong history in research on Infection and Immunity; it is home to worldwide expert research teams in this area. During this course you will meet the experts, follow lectures at an advanced level, visit our state-of-the-art facilities and go on a field trip to Micropia, the first museum of microbes, in the center of Amsterdam.

New this year: the Utrecht Medical Students Associastion SAMS offers
tours through the University Hospital and our various prestigious medical
training facilities.

The course will start by refreshing your knowledge about Immunology and Microbiology. The subsequent more advanced and specialized lectures will cover topics such as Memory in the Immune System, Immune Tolerance, Intracellular Pathogens, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Bacteriology and Public Health. Furthermore you will gain insight in those areas where infection and immunity meet, such as Vaccines and Microbial Immune Evasion. Finally you can apply your knowledge in
a scientific debate within the central theme: Infection meets Immunity.

Tags: infection, immunity, microbiology, immunology, tolerance, pathogens, bacteriology, public health, evasion, bacteria, virus, tumor immunology, biologicals, allergy, microbial resistance, sepsis, zoonotic corona viruses

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COURSE LEADER

Erna J.G. van Wilsem, PhD

TARGET GROUP

The program is intended for master students and starting PhD-students in the field of Infection & Immunity

COURSE AIM

The aim of this course is to familiarize you in depth with the scientific knowledge in the field of Infection and Immunity. After this course students will be able to relate immunological principles and clinical consequences and will have knowledge
about bacterial and viral related diseases. Especially on those areas were infection meets immunity.

STUDY LOAD

Two weeks, fulltime course, no homework

FEE

• € 850 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 500 - Course + course materials

DISCOUNTS AND COMBINATIONS
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SCHOLARSHIPS

A limited number of scholarships for the Infection meets Immunity course are available for non-European participants. The scholarship consists of a fee waiver by the amount of 400
euros. Requests for scholarships should be sent to: info@iiutrecht.nl

MORE INFORMATION

Jolanda van der Hoorn
info@iiutrecht.nl

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REGISTRATION

Deadline for registration: 01 August 2017

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