Netherlands, Utrecht

Infection meets Immunity

when 4 July 2016 - 15 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 850

Utrecht University has a strong history in research on Infection and Immunity, it is home to some world-wide expert research teams in this area. During this course you will meet the experts, visit our state-of-the-art facilities and go on a field trip to Micropia, the first museum of microbes, in the centre of Amsterdam.

The course will start by refreshing your knowledge in Immunology and Microbiology. Lectures will cover topics 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 all your knowledge in a scientific debate within the central theme: Infection meets Immunity.

Course leader

E.J.G. (Erna) van Wilsem

Target group

The program is intended for master students and starting PhD-students. It is necessary to have a course certificate in Immunology and/or Microbiology or courses with similar content.

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.

Fee info

EUR 850: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 500: Course + course materials

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