Workshop “Molecular biology of Leishmania”

Trieste, Italy

POSTPONED – to be confirmed

Scientific Organisers

Lawrence Banks
ICGEB Trieste, Italy
Greg Matlashewski
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Meeting Secretariat

ICGEB Meetings and Courses Unit
Tel: +39-040-3757333 
Fax: +39-040-226555
Email: [email protected] 

This Workshop aims at providing an opportunity for young scientists, especially from least developed countries in endemic areas, for advanced training on the related topics by leading scientists in the field, as well as to establish collaborations with fellow researchers.


  • Overview of Leishmaniasis and its epidemiology
  • Computer based analysis of the Leishmania Genome
  • The Sandfly vector and transmission
  • Virulence factors involved in infection
  • Recent advances in therapy and vaccine development



Participation is subject to selection.

Selection will be based on applicants’ CV and potential benefit for their career. Geographical and gender balance, as well as priority order in the registration, will also be considered.

Deadline for application: 4 June 2020 (midday Trieste time)

Registration Fees

Selected participants will be notified and will need to finalise their registration with payment of the relevant registration fee.

Students: €150
Postdocs and Academics: €250
Industry: €500

The registration fee includes:

  • coffee breaks
  • lunches and a get-together
  • certificate of attendance


Cancellations must be notified to the Course Secretariat in writing no later than 30 September 2020 (midday Trieste time) and will be subject to a handling fee of Euro 50.

Financial Assistance

Nationals of ICGEB Member States are eligible to apply for an ICGEB grant (covering registration fee, twin-share accommodation, and local hospitality) for the duration of the Workshop.

Eligible applicants who wish to request financial support should indicate it in their online application.

Deadline for application: 4 June 2020 (midday Trieste time)

Meeting Location

AREA Science Park
Padriciano 99
34149 Trieste, ITALY
Tel: +39-040-37571
Fax: +39-040-226555
[email protected]