Workshop “Emerging infectious diseases: biology, prevention and treatment”

São Paulo, Brazil – POSTPONED to 2021

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organiser directly.

Sandra Coccuzzo (Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, Brazil) and Rodrigo Calado (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

In collaboration with:

Deadline for receipt of applications:
30 June 2020

This meeting aims to gather experts in the field of infectious diseases affecting resource-limited tropical regions for a broad discussion of state-of-the-art and the solutions for improved vaccines and therapeutics.


Pathogenic viruses, bacteria and protozoa. Host-pathogen interactions. Emerging concepts in vaccines and therapeutics. Animal reservoirs and vectors.


Researchers involved in the topics of the meeting, infectious diseases with interests in basic research, vaccine development, epidemiology, diagnostics, therapy, vector control. Short talks and posters from participants. Students and junior scientists are welcome to attend.


Participants are expected to cover their own travel and living costs. A limited number of grants, covering accommodation and local hospitality of the duration of the meeting, are available to a selected number of nationals of ICGEB Member States. Limited travel contribution will additionally be available from the local organisers and external sponsors for selected students/junior scientists.

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