EAVI2020 9th PhD training course announced
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The 9th PhD course as part of this programme will take place in Amsterdam from 7-8 April 2020. Titled HIV antibody and glycoprotein engineering for therapeutics and vaccines, the course will be co-organised by EAVI2020 consortium members Dr Rogier Sanders and Dr Marit Gils alongside other collaborators of AMC’s Department of Medical Microbiology, Lab of Experimental Virology.
Employment and training of young scientists in Europe are integral to the EAVI2020 project. Led by Prof Joan Joseph Munné from the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), EAVI2020 has a fellowships and exchange programme in vaccine development to support and advance the research skills of the next generation of young scientists. The programme comprises of a conference series, workshops, scientific exchanges and a series of courses for PhD students.
To date, there have been 8 EAVI2020 PhD training courses hosted by EAVI2020’s various partners across Europe. The courses have focussed on clinical and laboratory-based training and have befitted Master students, PhD students, and postdoctoral fellows from EAVI2020’s partner institutions. For a closer look at one of the PhD training courses, read about the 7th course titled From Lab to Clinic. This iteration was held in Vienna and hosted by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna.