Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC)

Making Innovation Central to Rhode Island's Future Gina M. Raimondo, Governor

The 3rd Vaccine Renaissance Conference, Oct. 26th - 29th, 2009

Published on October 21, 2009

Tuesday October 27th - Thursday, October 29th, 2009

The 3rd Vaccine Renaissance is dedicated to creating a dynamic interchange, by bridging disciplines (immunoinformatics, vaccine delivery, clinical vaccine trials and basic research) while offering multiple opportunities for contact between academic researchers and members of the vaccine R&D biotech industry.

Speakers will describe new approaches to developing vaccines for today‚??s most significant infectious disease threats such as influenza, neglected tropical diseases, multidrug resistant tuberculosis, and HIV.

Workshop highlights

  • New vaccines for H1N1 flu
  • Advances in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD)
  • Cutting edge vaccine delivery techniques
  • Vaccine design workshop (iVAX)
  • Hands-on demonstrations of ELISpot and FACS technologies

 The workshop will be held at:

University of Rhode Island
Downtown Providence Campus
Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education
80 Washington Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903-1803

Download conference agenda here (MSWord)

For more information visit: http://www.immunome.org

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RI Science & Technology Council
315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101
Providence, RI 02908

Phone: (401) 278-9100
Fax: (401) 273-8270

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