NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

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This meeting is part of the Global Health Series

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New Developments in Our Basic Understanding of Tuberculosis (A5)

Scientific Organizers: Samuel M. Behar and Valerie Mizrahi


January 14—18, 2017

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


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DEADLINES:
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Aug 16, 2016 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 21, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 21, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 18, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 15, 2016 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-A5 "New Developments in Our Basic Understanding of Tuberculosis" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On September 21, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 21, 2016 until December 9, 2016 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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September 21, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 15, 2016 845.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 15, 2016 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 15, 2016 620.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 15, 2016 770.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 21, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is October 18, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: August 16, 2016


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: September 21, 2016


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: October 18, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is September 21, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 15, 2016


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship Recipients

Hongwei Su
Tsinghua University, China

Nimi Kiran Vashi
ICGEB New Delhi, India

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Scholarship Recipients

Jacob J. Baker
Michigan State University, USA

Naomi C. Bull
University of Oxford, UK

Berit Annika Carow
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Jeremy Huynh
Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Keystone Symposia Global Health Travel Award Recipients, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Funded by Keystone Symposia Global Health Travel Award Recipients, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Oludele Emmanuel Adebiyi
University College Hospital, Nigeria

Markos Abebe Alemayehu
Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Ethiopia

Michael Kurubire Anaba
University of The Witwatersrand, South Africa

Chaouki Benabdessalem
Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia

Dmytro Butov
Kharkiv National Medical University, Ukraine

Rebecca Chukwuanukwu
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Anna Kathleen Coussens
University of Cape Town, South Africa

Areeya Disratthakit
Medical Genetics Center, Medical Life Science Institute, Thailand

Eyasu Ejeta Duken
Jimma University, Ethiopia

Sanjay Gautam
University of Tasmania, Australia

Pawan Gupta
Institute of Microbial Technology, India

Sagarika Haldar
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, India

Martin Ositadinma Ifeanyichukwu
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, College of Health Sciences, Awka, Nigeria

Mulualem Tadesse Jano
Jimma University, Ethiopia

Rose Wanjiku Kamoni
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Elena Anatolevna Khaylu
Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Ethiopia

Jessica Katherine Klazen
Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Hao Li
Tsinghua University, China

Vandana Malhotra
Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, India

Georgetta Kumba Mbayo
Medical Research Council, Gambia

Tumaini J. Nagu
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania

Anna Longdoh Njunda
University of Buea, Cameroon

Jude-Anthony Nnama Ogbulie
Federal University of Technology, Nigeria

Patrick Orikiriza
MSF-Epicentre, Uganda

Nathella Pavan Kumar
National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, India

Sadia Shakoor
Aga Khan University, Pakistan

Patience Shumba
KwaZulu Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, South Africa

Atul Vashist
A.I.I.M.S. New Delhi, India

Noemí Yokobori
IMEX-CONICET, Argentina

Fathiah Zakham
Hodeidah University, Yemen

Fabiana Albani Zambuzi
University of São Paulo, Brazil