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Translational Vaccinology for Global Health (S1)


Organizer(s) Christopher L. Karp, Gagandeep Kang and Rino Rappuoli
October 25—29, 2016
Park Plaza Riverbank London • London, United Kingdom
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jun 27, 2016
Abstract Deadline: Jul 26, 2016
Scholarship Deadline: Jun 27, 2016
Discounted Registration Deadline: Sep 8, 2016

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

Summary of Meeting:
The time required to launch new global health vaccines is too long and the late failure rate is unsustainably high. Key barriers include insufficient diversity and quality of preclinical concepts and candidates, immunobiological ignorance, and a lack of understanding of correlates or mechanisms of protection. Root causes include siloed science and linear thinking; poor integration across the discovery/development/delivery ecosystem; and slow entry and limited throughput in early human proof of concept testing. This Keystone Symposia meeting aims to bring together those pioneering novel, creative solutions to these problems of global vaccine discovery and development across the academic/biotech/product development partner/pharma spectrum.

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Scholarships/Awards

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

Mohammed Aiyegbo
New York University, USA

Aideen C. Allen
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Sri Krishna
School of Biological & Health Systems Engineering, USA

Gianna Triller
German Cancer Research Center, Germany

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

Olusolabomi Jose Adefioye
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria

Faraz Ahmad
Aligarh Muslim University, India

Akeem Abiodun Akindele
Ladoke Akintolola University of Technology, Nigeria

Alexander Oluyinka Akintule
University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Ricardo Wesley Alberca
University of São Paulo, Brazil

Oluwadamilola Arowolo
National Veterinary Research Institute, Nigeria

Prabhu S. Arunachalam
Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research, India

Olayinka Oluwafemi Asala
National Veterinary Research Institute, Nigeria

Osaretin Emmanuel Asowata
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, South Africa

Sudhir Babji
Christian Medical College, India

Yingjie Bian
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Federico Carlos Blanco
Biotecnología CNIA INTA, Argentina

Siva Raghavendhar Boddu
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Alexandre R. Calazans
Fiocruz, Brazil

Patchanee Chootong
Mahidol University, Thailand

Rimi Chowdhury
National institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, India

Daniel Efiok Daniel
University of Uyo, Nigeria

Sayan Das
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, India

Maria Leonor Sarno de Oliveira
Instituto Butantan, Brazil

Temitope Oluwasegun Cephas Faleye
University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Cristina Toscano Fonseca
René Rachou Research Institute-Fiocruz, Brazil

Michelle Jennifer Groome
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Nimesh Gupta
National Institute of Immunology, India

Eshetu Lemma Haile
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Bamidele Abiodun Iwalokun
Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Nigeria

Ayokulehin Muse Kosoko
College of Biosciences, FUNAAB, Nigeria

Galyna A. Kutsyna
Luhansk State Medical University, Ukraine

Rady Judith Laborde
University of Havana, Cuba

Chaniya Leepiyasakulchai
Mahidol University, Thailand

Ricardo Luís Louzada da Silva
Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil

Fernanda Ludolf Ribeiro
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Melissa Murphy
University of Cape Town, South Africa

Ivan Mwebaza
Makerere University, Uganda

Kaustuv Nayak
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India

Jamirah Nazziwa
Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda

Ngozi Nma Odu
University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Samuel Okurut
Makerere University Walter Reed Project, Uganda

Olukunle Oluwapamilerin Oluwasemowo
University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Marisol Perez Toledo
Mexican Social Security Institute, Mexico

Ravi Kant Rajpoot
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India

Swati Singh
University of Delhi, India

Carlos Facundo Temprana
Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina

Fekadu Desta Tona
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Linda Amarachi Ukagwu
University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Surangi Gayanitha Yasawardene
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka