1st Advanced Course in Clinical and Molecular Virology

“1st Advanced Course in Clinical and Molecular Virology” to be held in Porto (Portugal) between 9-20th May 2016. The two week course was designed to promote the state of the art knowledge in the field of Virology.

The program covers will interest young MDs at the end of their specialty training as well as biologists, pharmacists, undergraduate, MSc or PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.

Hot Topics

- Antiviral T-Cell Therapies, Prof. Carlos Ramos

(Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston USA)

- Viruses as Therapeutic Agents, Prof. Gunnel Hallden

(Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary, University of London, London UK)

- Antiviral Immune Response, Prof. Christopher Chiu

(National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London UK)

- Transplant-Associated Viruses: Herpesviruses, Prof. David Boutolleau

(Virology Dept., Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital, Paris FR)

- CMV antiviral therapy and drug resistance, Prof. Sunwen Chou

(Division of Infectious Diseases, OHSU, Portland USA)

- Virus and Cancer I: Epstein-Barr,  Prof. Paul J. Farrell

(Virology Dept, Imperial College of London, London UK)

- Virus and Cancer II: Human Papillomavirus, Prof. Rui Medeiros

(Virology Service, IPO Porto, Porto PT)

- Congenital Viral infections, Prof. Paulo Paixão

(Faculty of Medical Sciences, Nova Lisbon University, Lisbon PT)

- Viral infections of Central Nervous System, Prof. Vitor Duque

(Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra PT)

- Viral Hepatitis I: Hepatitis B, Prof. António Sarmento

(Hospital São João & Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto PT)

- Viral Hepatitis II: Hepatitis C, Prof. Rui Tato Marinho

(Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Lisbon PT)

- Genetic variation of RNA viruses, Prof. Esteban Domingo

(Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, Madrid ES)

- Enteric Viruses, Prof. Maria São José Alexandre

(Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Porto PT)

- Influenza: antiviral resistance and future directions, Prof. Helena Rebelo de Andrade

(National Health Institute Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon PT)

- Emerging Threats: Dengue, Ebola and Zika

- New methods in Viral Diagnosis: from molecular testing to point of care testing

Attendance Grants

Attendance Grants for the Full Course is restricted to undergraduate, MSc or PhD Students which will be chosen based on the information received in the application.
Please send email to advancedvirologycourse@gmail.com with the subject “Attendance Grant Application” and provide the following documents:

  • Motivation Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of Identification Card
The selected participants list will be disclosed by 10th April. The grant will cover ONLY registration and NOT travel and hotel costs.

Registrations STILL OPEN

website: http://hugomls.wix.com/virologycourse2016